Slain dental student was tirelessly charitable, kind
Omar AbdelBaky, 24, jokingly complained that when he and Deah Shaddy Barakat grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina, they didn't get fancy toy helicopters.
Barakat, 23, asked his friend for his address.
Two weeks later, a delivery guy dropped one of those helicopters at AbdelBaky's door.
"That's who Deah was -- he gave without thinking twice about it. I want people to know that about him -- he was such a kind person," AbdelBaky said.
A day ago, Barakat, his 21-year-old wife Yusor Abu-Salha, and her 19-year-old sister Razan Abu-Salha were shot and killed at the Barakats' home in Chapel Hill.
Barakat worked tirelessly to raise money in the hope of providing