Milestones Apr. 9, 2007

DIED

WHEN FANS AT NORTH Carolina basketball games roared for "the Ram," they were asking for U.N.C. senior Jason Ray, whose unabashedly goofy antics as Rameses, the Tar Heels' mascot, energized games--and the children's hospital wards he visited--over the past three years. In New Jersey for the NCAA tournament, Ray was struck by an SUV before the game while returning to his hotel from a convenience store and suffered massive internal injuries. After a three-day vigil that prompted prayers across the country, the business student died at Hackensack University hospital. He was 21.

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