Funeral services for toddler killed by alligator

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Funeral Services for Toddler Killed by Alligator

Funeral services are being held Tuesday in Elkhorn, Nebraska for Lane Graves, the 2-year-old boy killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World.

St. Patrick's Catholic Church will be holding the service and is accepting donations.

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Parents Matt and Melissa were vacationing with their two-year-old son and daughter at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort.

As the family relaxed on the beach that night, Lane, who was at edges of the Seven Seas Lagoon, was snatched up by an alligator.

His parents tried to save their son but were unable to help as he was dragged into the water.

Since the tragic incident, Disney has installed fencing and new signs, replacing no swimming signs with new ones, reading:

"DANGER. ALLIGATORS AND SNAKES IN AREA. STAY AWAY FROM THE WATER. DO NOT FEED THE WILDLIFE."

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Lane Graves, 2 Rest In Peace, little man. https://t.co/QgnZkLzHnF
This is so tragic. And in Orlando too! 😓https://t.co/RsQSfhsyIB
That poor baby at Disney :(
3rd tragedy in #Orlando. #Disney resort, Alligator snatches child, persumed dead. #God be with those mourning. #Tragic .
My prayers go out to the family that lost their baby to the Alligator in Disney World. That's so traumatizing 😪.
A 2 year old was dragged into the lakes at walt Disney world by a alligator in Orlando . So heartbreaking omg😢💔
I couldn't even begin imagine... -Alligator grabs toddler, drags him into lagoon at Disney hotel, police say https://t.co/yEhS1CTYxC
My heart goes out to the British family at Disney resort, who's two year old baby has been grabbed by a alligator.. Shocking #DisneyOrlando
that little boy in disney noooo 😢
If ANYONE wants to blame those poor parents in the alligator incident at Disney, talk to me.They did the same thing I've done w/my kids.
Woke up to the news about that poor 2 yearold at Disney and the comments from the horrible soulless people saying the patents deserve it WTF
Orlando cannot seem to catch a break. 😔 Praying for the family who just lost their 2yr old to an alligator at Disney. 💔
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Fellow vacationers have shared images of their children in the same spot as little Lane, voicing their concern that it just as easily could have been them.

The family has expressed their gratitude for the outpouring of support.

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