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A self-portrait that a boy -- known as Mr. Awesome -- drew before his tragic death was on display at the AmericanAirlines arena in downtown Miami  and continued to circulate on social media Wednesday. 

Mr. Awesome goes viral

SEVENTH BIRTHDAY BUT TONIGHT SPIRIT OF CALDER SLOAN IS BEING SHARED AROUND THE GLOBE GOING VIRAL IN THE FORM OF HIS COLORFUL SELF PORTRAIT. HIS DEATH SO TRAGIC. HE PACKED IN A LOT OF LIFE IN SEVEN YEARS AND TONIGHT HIS MEMORY LIVES ON. WE'VE SEEN THE INTERNET IMPLODE OVER SOME OF THE MOST RIDICULOUS THINGS BUT TODAY THE TWITTER CAME TOGETHER WITH ONE HASHTAG MR. AWESOME. IT'S GORGEOUS SEE THIS GO VIRAL AND THIS WASN'T SOMETHING WE TRIED TO DO. I MEAN IT'S HAPPENING. IT'S BEEN NINE DAYS SINCE HIS SON WAS ELECTROCUTED AND WHILE THE GRIEF IS OVERWHELMING A DIGITAL OF HIS SON MAKING HIS WAY AROUND THE INTERNET IS GIVING HIS FAMILY A REASON TO SMILE. LAUGHTER EPITOMIZED HIM. THIS STARTED BY A FRIEND OF SLOAN APPS IN CALIFORNIA. -- ONE CLICK AND THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA WENT TO WORK. TODAY ALD -- CALDER SLOAN IS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY, NEW YORK CITY AND THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME. THE MIAMI DOLPHINS GAVE HIM PRIME POSITION RIGHT WHERE EVERYONE COULD SEE HIM. FROM MIAMI SUPERSTAR CHRIS BORN ALEX RODRIGUEZ AND HIS GIRLS ARE JOINING IN ON THIS MAJOR MOVEMENT. ALL THIS STUFF IS REMINDING US IN A BIG WAY THAT HIS SPIRIT STILL -- I'M JUST SAYING CALDER IS. IT'S NOT WAS. IT'S BEEN GREAT. TONIGHT CALDER APPS PORTRAIT IS LIGHTING UP DOWNTOWN MIAMI FROM THE AMERICAN AIRLINES ARENA -- TYPICALLY FOR CHART TOPPING ARTISTS BUT THERE'S NO BIGGER NAME THAN MR. AWESOME. M.J. ACOSTA. A CHAMPION IN HIS OWN RIGHT. THANK YOU. YOU CAN JOIN IN SPIRIT. GO TO LOCAL10.COM AND PRINTOUT

Carla Kaufman and Chris Sloan lost their son Calder Jacob Sloan 7 days after his 7th birthday. On Wednesday, they were finding comfort on the expanding tribute.

Friend starts Mr. Awesome adventure

FISHERMEN SAY THE BULL SHARK WEIGHS ABOUT 500 POUNDS. RIGHT NOW A LIVE LOOK AT THE AMERICAN AIRLINES ARENA IN DOWNTOWN MIAMI WHERE THE SPIRIT OF A LITTLE SEVEN-YEAR-OLD BOY IS SPREADING LIKE WILDFIRE. WE FIRST TOLD YOU ABOUT THE TRAGIC DEATH OF LUNGEL CALDER SLOAN WHO WAS ELECTROCUTED BY FAULTY WIRING FROM A SWIMMING POOL LIGHT. THE FAMILY IS ON A MISSION TO SHARE HIS LEGACY. LOCAL10 NEWS REPORTER ROGER LOHSE IS HERE TO EXPLAIN HOW YOU CAN, TOO. ROGER. Reporter: CALVIN, AT THE TIME HE DREW THIS FIVE MONTHS AGO, THIS WAS REALLY JUST ANOTHER SILLY PAINTING THAT CALDER SLOAN FREQUENTLY SCRIBBLED OUT. WELL, TODAY IT IS MAKING PEOPLE SMILE ALL OVER THE WORLD WIDE WEB. IT'S JUST GORGEOUS TO SEE THIS KIND OF THING GONE VIRAL BECAUSE IT'S -- AND THIS WASN'T SOMETHING THAT WE TRIED TO DO. IT'S JUST HAPPENING. Reporter: IT'S BEEN NINE DAYS SINCE CHRIS SLOAN'S OLDEST SON WAS ELECTROBOOTED BOO AN INCORRECT WIRING AND A DIGITAL TRIBUTE TO HIS SON MAKING ITS WAY AROUND THE INTERNET GIVES HIS FAMILY A REASON TO SMILE. LAUGHTER IS WHATEE EPITOMIZED HIM. IT'S NOT MY IDEA. THIS MINI MOVEMENT WAS PUT TOGETHER BOY A FRIEND OF SLOAN'S IN CALIFORNIA WHO ASKED HIS FACEBOOK FRIENDS TO PRINT THE PICTURE AND TAKE CALDER WITH THEM OH THEIR TRAVELS. YESTERDAY WHEN THE FAMILY POSTED THE ICON AND FOLKS STARTED TO TAKE MR. AWESOME ALONG WITH THEM, I THINK IT'S A REAL CELEBRATION OF A TRULY REMARKABLE KID. Reporter: THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA WENT TO WORK, AND TODAY CALDER SLOAN IS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY. NEW YORK CITY, THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME, NASCAR MUSEUM, HE'S GOLFING, HIKING, CALDER LOVED COOL CARS AND AIRPLANES. HIS PORTRAIT IS FEATURED IN A FEW HIGH PROFILE PLACES IN SOUTH FLORIDA, AND SOME PRETTY HIGH PROFILE PEOPLE HAVE GOTTEN THEIR HANDS ON IT, TOO. THAT'S FLORIDA SENATOR BILL NELSON AND, OF COURSE, MIAMI HEAT SUPER STAR CHRIS BOSH. ALL THIS STUFF IS REMINDING US IN A BIG WAY THAT HIS SPIRIT STILL -- I'M JUST SAYING CALDER IS, NOT WAS. IT'S BEEN GREAT. IT'S JUST BEEN GREAT. Reporter: AND MANY THANKS TO THE FOLKS AT THE MIAMI HEAT AND GULFSTREAM PARK FOR SHARING CALDER'S SPIRIT WITH SOUTH FLORIDA THIS AFTERNOON. I GOT A PHONE MESSAGE FROM MR. SLOAN A SHORT TIME AGO. HE SAID THAT HE AND HIS FAMILY, THEY ARE SIMPLY OVERWHELMED. CALLED ALL YOU PEOPLE MIRACLE WORKERS. WE ARE LIVE IN DOWNTOWN MIAMI, I'M ROGER LOHSE. CALDER IS THE REAL MIRACLE HERE ONLY SEVEN YEARS, A VERY YOUNG LIFE BUT OBVIOUSLY TOUCHING LIVES ALL OVER THE WORLD. YOU CAN TELL THAT HIS DAD'S PAIN IS SO RAW BUT THIS IS STILL BRINGING A SMILE TO HIS FACE AND TO THE FACES OF EVERYBODY WHO IS POSING WITH THAT PICTURE. I LOVE THE THREE WORDS AT THE BOTTOM THERE. ADVENTURE. LAUGHTER. KINDNESS. SOMETHING WE CAN ALL USE EVERY SINGLE DAY. ABSOLUTELY. SO MANY OF YOU HAVE ACTUALLY BEEN SENDING US YOUR PICTURE. WE'VE BEEN SEEING THEM ON OUR WEBSITE. JUST CHECK IT ON LOCAL10.COM. WE HAVE ALL THE INFORMATION IF

The Lehrman Community Day School first-grader was swimming in his family's pool when high voltage coming from a pool light launched him up. He died of electrocution April 13.

The Miami Seaquarium was considering naming a new born dolphin "Awesome" in his memory.

Mr. Awesome at AAA in downtown Miami

RIGHT NOW AT 4:00, A LITTLE BOY'S LIFE WAS CUT SHORT IN A TRAGIC POOL INCIDENT AT HIS HOME. BUT NOW HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS HAVE FOUND A NEW WAY FOR HIM TO LIVE ON, AND THIS IS A GREAT IDEA. A SELF-PORTRAIT DRAWN BY CALDER SLOANE HIMSELF WORKING OFF THE NICKNAME HIS DAD ALWAYS CALLED HIM IS NOW GOING VIRAL. THAT PICTURE RIGHT THERE, MR. AWESOME AND S. ABOUT TO GO ON A JOURNEY AND YOU CAN HELP OUT. LOCAL10 NEWS REPORTER ROGER LOHSE IS LIVE OUTSIDE THE AMERICAN AIRLINES ARENA WITH HOW YOU CAN DO IT. Reporter: YOU KNOW, THIS HAS REALLY TAKEN OFF AS YOU SAID. HERE'S THE PICTURE AGAIN RIGHT HERE. NOW, IF YOU'RE HAVING A LITTLE DIFFICULTY SEEING THIS, WEAVE MADE IT A LITTLE BIT BIG FOR YOU. TAKE A LOOK AT UP THERE ON THE FRONT OF THE AMERICAN AIRLINES ARENA. THERE HE IS, MR. AWESOME IN ALL HIS GLORY. CALDER JACOB SLOAN DIED A WEEK AGO LAST SUNDAY. SEVEN DAYS AFTER HIS SEVENTH BIRTHDAY. YOU WILL RECALL HE WAS CALLED IN A BIZARRE ACCIDENT. HE WAS ELECTROCUTED IN THE FAMILY POOL. INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE THAT THE POOL LIGHT WAS WIRED INCORRECTLY AND MAY BE TO BLAME. WELL, OVER THE WEEKEND A FRIEND OF CALDER'S FATHER ASKED HIS FACEBOOK FRIENDS TO PRINT OUT CALDER'S SELF-PORTRAIT, A SILL PAINTING HE DID FIVE MONTHS AGO. HE ASKED HIM TO TAKE THAT POR TRIET WITH THEM ON THEIR TRAVELS AND TO DOCUMENT THEIR ADVENTURES. WELL, IT HAS REALLY TAKEN OFF. AS HE WE SAID, PEOPLE ARE SHARING THAT IMAGE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY. THEY ARE POSTING THEIR PICTURES OF CALDER IN SOME PRETTY SPECTACULAR PLACES AROUND THE NATION. WE SPOKE TO CALDER'S FATHER TODAY. HE SAID HE IS JUST OVERWHELMED BY ALL THE SUPPORT. LAUGHTER, KINDNESS, ADVENTURE, AND THAT'S WHAT EPITOMIZED HIM AND IT WAS SUCH A SURPRISE, DEFINITELY NOT MY NOD, AND IT'S JUST SPREAD -- NOT MY IDEA AND IT'S JUST SPREADING LIKE WILDFIRE AND THE PLACES HE IS POPPING UP IN. FUN ENOUGH, A LOT OF THOSE PLACES ARE PLACES WE WANTED TO GO. Reporter: IT IS REALLY AN EMOTIONAL DIGITAL TRIBUTE.

After family friend Jim Cahill began a social media campaign with a self-portrait he drew about five months ago, a politician, journalists, celebrities and a Miami Heat player spread the message. Mr. Awesome was all about adventure, laughter and kindness.

Calder's services were at Temple Beth Shalom in Miami Beach Friday.  In the family's legacy profile, his mom remembered a soccer game when she asked him to be aggressive with an opponent.

"When you see him coming just stop the ball, and he will roll right over it," she said.

She remembers his look of "slight disbelief." Calder was not doing that.

"Mom, if I do that he could get hurt," he said. "I don't like that idea."

His mom said she took her seat "on the shame bench." Her son had taught her a lesson she will never forget.

Calder's family and friends are determined to turn the tragedy into a positive legacy. They want other home owners to remain extra cautious of safety in their pools. They also set up a foundation in their son's name.

A family friend asked his Facebook community to take Calder's self-portrait on adventures, and now the One and Only Local 10 News is asking you to join in. Has your family taken Mr. Awesome on an adventure yet? Have you shared Mr. Awesome spirit?

HERE IS A LINK: Click on this link to download the poster. Use hash tag #MrAwesome on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook or send your photos and links to Share@Local10.com 

CALDER JACOB

- Taking Mr. Awesome on adventures

- Sharing Mr. Awesome's kindness

- The Miami Heat's Chris Bosh

- U.S. Senator Bill Nelson

- Local 10 News staff

- ABC News staff

Sharing the Mr. Awesome spirit

Published On: Apr 22 2014 12:05:27 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 23 2014 12:09:33 PM EDT
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Calder Jacob Sloan died of electrocution while swimming in his backyard pool. His parents want you to share his legacy of "Adventure. Laughter. Kindness."