Google pays tribute to the young victim of Uvalde by sharing his touching work

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Alithia Haven Ramirez, one of 21 victims of the tragic school shooting in Uvalde, Texas on May 24, 2022, lives on her creativity and beautiful artwork.

All thanks to a contest submission she made to Google before her untimely death.

Ramirez offered a submission to the search engine giant’s 2022 “Google for Doodle” contest. This is an annual contest open to students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

Students can submit their original doodle sketch for a chance to get it featured on the Google homepage, as well as a chance to get scholarships and technology packages for their school.

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Google set up an “In Memoriam” page as part of its Doodle for Google section to honor the victims of the Uvalde school shooting in May.

The young student drew a picture of a child and a dog sitting together on a sofa, with the word “GOOGLE” spelled out on the wall behind them.

Young Alithia Ramirez’s Google contest submission for the company’s 2022 “Doodle for Google” contest is featured here.
(Google)

Google for Doodle says on its page, “Doodle for Google honors 2022 nominee Alithia Haven Ramirez and all of the victims of the Uvalde, TX tragedy.”

Young Ramirez reportedly said, “I want the world to see my art and show the world what I can do. I want people to be happy when they see my passion for art.”

The illustration shown here in this article was published by Google.

His daughter “dreamed of being known for her art”, according to her father.

The creative 10-year-old “could sit in her room for hours, drawing picture after picture,” her parents, Ryan Ramirez and Jessica Hernandez, told local station KSAT after her tragic passing.

Fox News Digital has reached out to Jessica Hernandez, the child’s mother, for comment.

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“Just anything creative she could find on YouTube,” Ramirez also told the same source of what her daughter would draw.

“She would be right there and she would draw it. She wouldn’t draw it, but she would take the measurements to draw.”

His daughter “dreamed of being known for her art,” according to her father, and would place her work on the Etsy online store.

Alithia Ramirez, one of the young victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, is seen in this undated photo obtained from social media.  The girl aspired to be an artist.

Alithia Ramirez, one of the young victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, is seen in this undated photo obtained from social media. The girl aspired to be an artist.
(Family of Alithia Ramirez/Handout via REUTERS)

“She wanted to see, you know, ‘What can I get with this?'” the father told the station. “You know, ‘I want people to know – I want people to have my drawings on the wall.'”

A Google spokeswoman, Colette Garcia, told Fox News Digital that “Alithia’s story and art touched us deeply” – and that the company “wanted to honor her family’s request to share their stories.” unique talents,” the spokeswoman explained on Monday.

“Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of the victims and to the community of Uvalde, Texas,” Google also said in the statement.

“We wanted to honor his family’s request to share his unique talents who were so tragically taken in the wake of senseless violence.”

“In Alithia Ramirez’s 2022 Doodle submission for Google, she described her desire to show the world her art and all that she can do, and we are committed to honoring those wishes and her legacy.”

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The Google spokesperson also said, “We wanted to honor his family’s request to share his unique talents who were so tragically taken in the wake of senseless violence.”

Ramirez’s parents have opened up about what it’s been like inside their home since their daughter’s untimely death.

“It’s just been hard… It’s just been hard. I just want her back.”

“When we’re all here, it’s just…quiet,” the mother told the station.

A vigil is held in downtown Uvalde, Texas, in honor of the 19 students and 2 teachers whose lives were taken in the mass shooting in late May.

A vigil is held in downtown Uvalde, Texas, in honor of the 19 students and 2 teachers whose lives were taken in the mass shooting in late May.
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“She always came in the [bedroom], and she was like, ‘Hello, mom. I love you.’ And I said, ‘Hello, baby. I love you too,” Hernandez said.

“And it’s been hard because I’m waiting for her to come and tell me that. And it’s just hard. I just want her back. I miss her,” she continued.

On Monday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott called for “critical changes” in response to the State House investigation into the Uvalde school shooting.

“The findings of their investigative report are more than disturbing and raise serious concerns about the response that day,” Abbott said in a statement.

“Critical changes are needed following the findings of the Texas House.”

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Abbott said he would work with state lawmakers to improve public safetyschool safety and mental health assessments.

Michael Ruiz and Fox 7 Austin contributed to this article.

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