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Funeral set for Fort Bend football player who drowned

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Benjamin Ola, 17, drowned while swimming with his friends after a morning football practice on August 12

Benjamin Ola, 17, drowned while swimming with his friends after a morning football practice on August 12

Family and friends will remember a Fort Bend County high school student who lost his life in the Brazos River.

Benjamin Ola, 17, drowned while swimming with his friends after a morning football practice last Friday. Ola was on the junior varsity team at Travis High School and also a member of the Marine JROTC.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10am at the Houston International Seventh Day Adventist Church.

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