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Oregon Father's Memorial Trek Ends in Tragedy


- October, 18 2013    By Jordan Moses
Oregon Father's Memorial Trek Ends in Tragedy
    After spending nearly six months crossing the country on foot to bring awareness to the harmful effects of bullying, Joe Bell, 48, was struck and killed in Colorado on Wednesday, October 15th by a tractor-trailer whose driver had fallen asleep. Mr. Bell was determined to walk from Oregon to New York City after his gay son, who was taunted and bullied at school, hung himself from a piece of playground equipment. New York City was where his 15-year-old son, Jadin, had always dreamed of working in fashion or photography..

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