Philando Castile Would Have Celebrated His 33rd Birthday Today

As we continue to mourn Philando’s senseless death, we’d also like to celebrate his life on what would have been his 33rd birthday today with a few kind memories shared by his family, friends and those who knew him best.

Philando Castile was 32 years old when his life was cut short by a Minnesota police officer who opened fire on him as he sat in the front seat of his car during a routine traffic stop. As we continue to mourn Philando’s senseless death, we’d also like to celebrate his life on what would have been his 33rd birthday today with a few kind memories shared by his family, friends and those who knew him best.

Thousands Gather To Say Goodbye At Philando Castile's Funeral

“He lived by the law and died by the law,” said his mother Valerie Castile.

Philando Castile: July 16, 1983 – July 6, 2016

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