Richard was the definition of a natural leader, someone that people easily follow. He was inspiring for his actions, his bravery, his sacrifice, and his interest in other people. I knew Richard not only cared for me, but also that he had a vision for me. He believed in me from an early age, but he was very subtle in encouraging me to help other people help themselves. He was especially useful in the youth work in which I was involved. He gave his life to young people and he inspired me to greatness. He demonstrated behaviours that I still consciously seek to replicate today.
This article was first published by Fighting Knife Crime London on their website and in issue four of their magazine. Reproduced with permission. With thanks to Bruce Houlder CB QC DL, Project Founder Fighting Knife Crime London, and Dr. Nadia
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