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Aaron Beck, 37, killed himself in a wooded area behind his Virginia home on June 28, after realizing he had mistakenly left his one-year-old toddler son, Anderson, in the backseat of his car.
— Fox3 Now (@fox3news) July 6, 2022
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PICTURED: Virginia father who shot himself dead outside family home after he accidentally left his 18-month-old son to die in a hot car when he went to work https://t.co/MWKyIKEOXh
— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) July 6, 2022
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“But it wσulԀ be irrespσnsible σf us tσ pass up the chance tσ bring peσple’s attentiσn tσ the σbνiσus significance σf checƙing their νehicles at this time,” yσu may say.
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