Tripp Halstead, toddler seriously injured when tree limb fell on him 5 years ago, has died

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Georgia Boy Seriously Injured By Tree Limb Five Years Ago Has Died

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Tripp Halstead, who was seriously injured more than five years ago when a tree branch fell on him, causing brain damage, died on Thursday.

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Halstead's father confirmed his passing to WSB-TV in Atlanta.

On Oct. 29, 2012, Stacy Halstead got a call no mother should ever have to receive: A tree limb had fallen on her 2-year-old son Tripp's head during a freak accident at his daycare.

For the Halstead family, life changed in an instant.

As the blue-eyed toddler fought for months to survive, people all over the country started to follow along and root for his recovery.

Just a few months ago, WSB-TV talked with the Halstead family on the five-year anniversary of Tripp's accident.

For more than five yearsWSB-TV followed Tripp as he inspired us all with his progress.

Here's a look back at some of Tripp's journey, as told through the family's Facebook page, Tripp Halstead Updates:

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