Kids Reunite With Families After ‘Dying’
Tom and Alice Renolds lost their two sons Danny, 15, and Timmy, 18, in a high-speed crash on Soledad Canyon Road in 2000. On the final day of the “Every 15 Minutes” program Friday, Alice Renolds tried to connect the 1,400 senior and junior students at Saugus High School to the personal grief and pain those results from poor driving choices. The bereaved mother spoke of the events after she learned her sons had been passengers in a car that crashed. “You just can’t imagine ... to stand on Soledad on an icy night trying to get information on your sons,” she said. “To hear those terrifying words from a sheriff’s deputy that both your sons are dead.” As she continued to speak, students sniffed and shed tears. “To go through their closets and pick out what they would wear for the very last time ... trying to hold onto their smell and remember their voices.”
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