I am very happy the Marvin family decided to start the Max Foundation. Bringing Project 11 to the school is great and will help so many young kids with their emotions and feelings. I personally enjoy the reminders and motivational quotes and sayings that are on Instagram. Honestly, they are day brighteners for many.
I feel fortunate to have known Max most of my life. We grew up together watching our older sisters play many, many hockey games. From playing together at all these hockey tournaments, riding for hours on the Subway bus, family vacations, time at the cabin, to going to prom with Max his senior year, the memories with him will last forever.
Max was always such a happy guy- friendly, and willing to take the time to ask how you were. No matter who you were, he was always there to have a conversation with you and he genuinely cared about you. It was and still is very evident that he was a special guy to many.
I am still very sad. I think about Max often and wonder why and wish there was something someone could have done. While time has been tough since December, I remind myself that we need to appreciate every moment and every day. Each day with loved ones is a blessing.
Thanks for the memories Max!