There is a justifiable reluctance in the media to cover suicides in any more than most perfunctory way, but a teen taking her own life on public property allegedly due to bullying does make the sad tale noteworthy.
The death of Erin Foley on JCC property this week has created a stir in social media with fellow students organizing a 'day to remember'.
It goes without saying the death is a tragedy and the issue of bullying is not new, but has received increased attention of late.
The Internet provides an amplified venue for such razzing.
A dialogue on the matter, whether at the dinner table or the classroom, will surely occur.
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