This young man was only 19 when he died a senseless death. His mother wants to change that.

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Nineteen year old, Connor Reid Eckhardt, led a life that couldn't have been happier. He was an active young man who loved life and who shared his home with a loving family.

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He had a close relationship with his parents and his two younger sisters, with whom he spent a lot of time.
But his good fortune in life would one day be taken from him. And only because he made a bad decision.
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Together with friends, he took the legal drug "Spice." It comes in harmless looking packets that resemble candy, but it is highly dangerous. It contains synthetic marijuana. 
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Connor fell into a coma and was kept on life support for four days, but his fate had sadly been determined.
Facebook/Connor Reid Eckhardt
After those four days, he was declared brain dead. His heartbroken family had to say goodbye to him.
Facebook/Connor Reid Eckhardt
Then his life support was turned off.
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His parents don't want Connor's death to have been in vain. That's why they started the Connor Project Foundation. They want to warn people of the dangers of legal drugs.
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Above everything, they are also seeking a ban on Spice in the United States. They are convinced that Connor wouldn't have tried the drug if he hadn't been able to easily buy it online.
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For Connor it is too late, but many other lives could be saved.
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Just because something is legal doesn't mean that it isn't dangerous. That's why it's all the more important to share this story. The information is of the utmost significance.

[H/T:Hefty.co]