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Giving young people a chance to grow up without online shame

February 21, 2016 - Uncategorized



Not long ago Jane Clementi was simply a mom of three sons, a part-time nurse and an active member of her Ridgewood, New Jersey, church.

On Sept. 22, 2010, the life she knew and loved broke apart.

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Just before 9 p.m., her 18-year-old son Tyler Clementi went to the George Washington Bridge, a 4,700-foot span of steel and concrete connecting New York City and New Jersey, and updated his Facebook status: “Jumping off the gw bridge sorry.”

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Source: Mashable

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