Matthew Gallagher of Lakeland was an outgoing child who yearned to become an astronaut. So when he died unexpectedly at age 11, his family found Celestis Memorial Spaceflights and made arrangements to send his cremated remains to the moon, a place where they can think of him when they look into the night sky, Fox 13 News reports.

Source: Fox 13 News

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