O'Dea baseball player Josh Dickerson passed away on Thursday after a long fight with cancer. Former Seattle Times' Preps reporter Mason Kelley wrote this moving piece on Dickerson back in May. The support from his O'Dea family and others touched by his story flooded Twitter on Thursday night. See some of the reaction after the jump.
Wow..I Can't Believe This..R.I.P Josh Dickerson. You Fought Bro , Wish I Coulda Said GoodBye. O'Dea Brother.. Forever In My Heart, Love You— Kent McKinney (@Kountin3Stacks) July 27, 2012
Rest In Peace Josh Dickerson you came into highschool with us and have an everlasting impact of your courage instagr.am/p/NklmyviW_7/— Qui' Que' (@JalenMWard) July 27, 2012
My heart goes out to Josh Dickerson and his family. A remarkable person who teaches all resilience for love and passion.— Max Kwan (@Kwanzilla) July 27, 2012
RIP Josh Dickerson. Great kid who didn't deserve cancer so young. Fighter. Family doesn't deserve it either. Thoughts and prayers #ODea— Aaron Levine (@AaronQ13Fox) July 27, 2012
Sad day for all of Metro. @ODeaSportsRT RIP Josh Dickerson, your strength and courage is truly an inspiration to all. fb.me/1bSEOi9n8— Sealth Athletics (@SealthAthletics) July 27, 2012