He was a curly headed, shy, very lovable, sweet and adorable child.

Zackary Chavez, 3, had attended America’s Kids day-care center since infancy. His great-grandfather remembered giving him quarters. “When you would give him a quarter, he would always take it to his mom,” Cereaco Hernandez said. Zackary had been cared for by workers at the day-care center inside the Murrah building his entire life. “He was a cute little guy,” said Hernandez of Zackary. “You would try to give him a dollar, and he would say ‘No, no – give me a quarter.’”

Field of Empty Chairs

Zackary Taylor Chavez
Zackary Taylor Chavez
Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building
2nd Floor
America's Kids Child Development Center

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