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hometown heroes:danny manes & gary ramirez

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cynthia navarro

on 26 January 2015

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Transcript of hometown heroes:danny manes & gary ramirez

Danny Manes
Danny and Gary
Facebook friends who haven't met.(O'Connell)
Both helped a teen from suicide on facebook .
Why hometown heroes?
Troubled teen thanked the boys who helped.
Boys came together to help others.
They created a teen-suicide-prevention page on facebook.
Gary Ramirez
Age 19 (huffingtonpost)
Also lives in Pueblo,Colorado
Friends with Danny Manes on facebook
hometown heroes:danny manes & gary ramirez
Age 17
Lives in Pueblo,Colorado
Friends with Gary Ramirez on facebook
Danny and Gary spotted a boy in trouble on facebook.(O'Connell)
The boy ,age 19,was expressing suicidal feelings online.(O'Connell)
They messaged the boy .
Tried to change the boys mind.
Was not easy...
They chatted online for hours.
Troubled teen still had plans on ending his life. (O'Connell)
Messaging the boy didn't stop him .
Ramirez called the police.
Police made it to the teens house on time to save his life .
Works Cited
O'Connell,Caitlin."Hometown Heros:Facebook Friends Save Teen from Suicide." December 2012.Web. 19 Jan,2015

" Teens save life using Facebook, Launch Teen advice Tumblr." February 3,2012 .Web.19 Jan,2015.
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