Tyler Clementi used facebook – “jumping off the gw bridge sorry.” – to announce his suicide on September 22. This weekend, one hundred people, connecting by facebook, walked his path to draw attention to the kind of bullying that may have driven Clementi to take his life. Most of them didn’t know him, but the man who found his body floating in the Spuyten Duyvil Creek was there, looking for “closure.” Some of them peered over the edge of the railing Clementi climbed over, and let roses fall down the long drop to the water.
Tim Farrell from Star-Ledger’s excellent video staff (story by Victoria St. Martin) brings us there:
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