LIVERMORE, Calif. -- It's a hot day in Livermore, California. Children and their families are lined up in cars waiting to enjoy their free Mister Softee ice cream cone. A nearby lawn adorns a sign that reads: "In Memory. Dylan Johnson."
Veronica Johnson, Dylan's mother, stands on the corner, watching all the smiling faces.
She organized the free ice cream drive-thru as a way to give back to her community and most importantly, honor her son.
"Dylan only lived 25 months, three days. He was just a happy boy. He loved to smile and make people laugh. He loved ice cream," Johnson shares, "It's the 20th anniversary of his passing, so why not do something big."
Livermore mother honors son's memory with free ice cream drive-thru