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Joshua Robert "Joshua's Law" Brown
Birth: Aug. 22, 1985
Cartersville
Bartow County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 2003
Cartersville
Bartow County
Georgia, USA

Joshua Brown, was a senior at Cartersville High School preparing to graduate and attend a prestigious music school in Boston. Sadly, on a rainy night, he was driving his on a two-lane highway when he hit a puddle of water and hydroplaned. He crashed into a tree on July 1, 2003 and suffered life threatening injuries. Despite his injuries, he battled to stay alive for six days but passed away on July 9th. He had a passion for football and baseball, but most of all, was a dedicated and loving son. He was musically talented and had a gift that was about to send him toward his dreams of music. When 'Josh' was a child, it is said that he told his father that some day his name would be 'known world-wide'. Of course his family was thinking that he was referring to his music, and where it might take him in life, but he made it very clear, "No," he said, "I am going to be really famous." His parents blame his fatal accident on lack of driver education and experience. Since his passing, Alan and LuGina Blackmon Brown, Joshua's parents, have spent countless hours lobbying the Georgia Legislature to pass the law, that they so bravely named for his son. Georgia State Senator, Preston Smith came to the call of duty and introduced Senate Bill 226 which created "Joshua's Law". This bill became Georgia law on January 1, 2007 and will hopefully soon be required nationwide. "Joshua's Law" requires that all 16 year old drivers take a 40-hour supervised driver's training course. Today, Joshua Brown's Foundation continues to raise money to ensure that every Georgia school has a driver simulator as well as drivier education courses. 
 
Burial:
Fain Cemetery
Calhoun
Gordon County
Georgia, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 18, 2007
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