McKinney Teen's Suicide, Monica Lewinsky and The Price of Shame

McKinney Teen's Suicide, Monica Lewinsky and The Price of Shame

So a couple things collided in my world yesterday, a TED talk and a child's body found in a ditch 1/4 mile from my house. I feel these two events collided not by accident and I am compelled to share on the Good Friday.

The first was that I listened to Monica Lewinsky's very brave TED Talk on the price of public shame and our culture of cyber shame and cyber bullying for our children.

Then I learned that a young teenager's body was found in a ditch 1/4 mile from my house. Out of respect for this child and his family the details have not been released as they should not, but was said that the boy was being bullied at school and had asked for a transfer out of his high school.

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