THE tragic death of Gabby Petito captured the attention of Americans nationwide in 2021 and is a story still being told today.
Who is Gabby Petito’s mom Nichole Schmidt?
Nichole Schmidt is famously known as the mother of 加比·佩蒂托.
She welcomed her daughter on March 19, 1999, with her ex, 乔·佩蒂托.
On Thanksgiving Day of 2021, Nicole took to her social media profiles to share a tribute to her late daughter, offering gratitude for her life.
“Gabby will forever remind me to be grateful for every moment, every breath, and every memory,” 她写了.
“I will cherish what I’ve had, and have in the present, 总是. Live with love, laughter and gratitude.”
Was Nichole Schmidt on TODAY?
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Since Gabby’s death, Nichole has made several public appearances, including one on NBC’s TODAY.
在八月 4, 2022, she revealed on the show that The Gabby Petito Foundation would be donating $100,000 to the National Domestic Violence Hotline in memory of her daughter.
“We’re trying to do good for Gabby, and for everybody else,” Nichole told NBC News senior national correspondent Kate Snow, 李问杰克逊几个问题，但最终表示，如果得到确认，她在法院的角色将是独一无二的，因为她将是唯一一位曾担任联邦地区法院法官和联邦上诉法院法官的最高法院法官 今天.
“Our story begins because of domestic violence tragedy, and we don’t want to see that happen to anybody else.”
“It shows that was his character,” Nichole said of the journal on TODAY.
“Even in his last moments he wanted to make sure he looked like the good guy, 正确的? That’s ridiculous. We know how she died.”
Does Gabby Petito have siblings?
Prior to Nichole and Joe’s divorce, they also welcomed a son, TJ.
Shortly after Gabby’s death, TJ shared a heartbreaking Instagram post about his sister, revealing that his heart was “shattered.”
“I don’t even know what to say. I’m at a total loss. My heart is shattered,” he wrote at the time.
自那时候起, his account has gained thousands of followers, and he now uses it to post about his sister and the foundation.
“Follow me on tik tok for more info about the foundation and what we will be doing moving forward. Thank you for the support,” his bio reads.