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“Sister Wives”' Christine Brown Shares 'Gold Mine' Baby Photos of Garrison One Week After His Death

Honoring Janelle Brown's son, Christine said he "truly blessed our lives"

<p>Christine Brown/Instagram</p> Garrison Brown

Christine Brown/Instagram

Garrison Brown

Christine Brown is looking back on Garrison Brown’s life with love.

On Thursday, the 51-year-old Sister Wives star shared some childhood photos of Janelle Brown’s son while reflecting on his unexpected death at 25. “I’ve been scanning all my 35 mm camera film and found some gold mines! He truly blessed our lives,” Christine wrote, adding the hashtags “#alwaysmissingyou #tellyourstory #filmnegative.”

The photos showed a very blonde boy climbing a tree, spending time in nature, holding a baby, decorating a spider-themed cake with mom Janelle and standing on someone’s hands to reach the ceiling. The whimsical childhood moments showed a glimpse at Garrison’s early years just days after the family laid him to rest.

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On March 5, Garrison was found dead of an apparent suicide at his home in Flagstaff, Arizona. PEOPLE confirmed Garrison’s 22-year-old brother Gabriel discovered him.

Later that day, his parents, Janelle and Kody Brown, confirmed his death in a joint Instagram statement. "Kody and I are deeply saddened to announce the loss of our beautiful boy Robert Garrison Brown. He was a bright spot in the lives of all who knew him. His loss will leave such a big hole in our lives that it takes our breath away. We ask that you please respect our privacy and join us in honoring his memory," the statement read.

The Brown family — whose flagship polygamous marriage seen on the TLC hit has since disbanded — reunited to grieve the loss of their son in one of the first, full-family gatherings in years.

“I always like to look at the bright side of everything,” said Christine’s daughter Mykelti, 27, in a Patreon post. "The bright side of his passing is he’s obviously not longer in pain or hurting or sad ‘cause he’s in a better place. At least, I hope he’s in a better place.”

Related: Garrison Brown's Sister Mykelti Admits His Death Brought the Family Together for the 'First Time in Years'

She added, “The other bright side is I've got to see all of my family together for the first time in years. And I think that ultimately, obviously, Garrison would have been happy by that.”

Since his death, the Brown family and Sister Wives fans have donated to Flagstaff's High Country Humane and Ark Cat Sanctuary in Garrison’s name. The humane society also promised to sponsor all cat adoptions for the rest of March in Garrison’s honor — as well as renaming their cat adoption room in his honor.

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