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After Their Friend Died, These Guys Started Using Instagram To Tell Him About Their Lives

"He didn't even know the effect he had on their lives."

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A few months after Foster's death, two of his friends, Zheyuan Tang and Dyshere Cutler, were hanging out, playing video games. After the game they felt the need to tell Foster the result, so posted on his Instagram.

Cutler told BuzzFeed News the messages were a reaction to the overwhelming amount of sad messages originally left on the photo. The reaction to Cutler's comments were overwhelmingly positive, he said, adding, "It had his older brother Patrick laughing."


The friend's comments were noticed by a stranger who shared them on Twitter, where they have been retweeted over 5,000 times.

This dude passed away and his friends comment on his last post with updates on their lives. I love it.

"Dwight was a cool dude — like, he brought lot of people together and he didn't even know the [effect] he had on their lives, including mine," he said. "He was a master behind the camera — all you have to do is look at his Instagram to tell that much."

Rachael Krishna is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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