I have known CJ’s mom, Hallie, for a number of years. I met her because of the ‘Scattering CJ’ project. The idea was born from a heartbroken mom who was looking for some way to cope with the suicide of her 20 year old son.
Do you ever meet someone you just HAVE to hug? I did. Her name is Hallie Twomey. That good-looking young man pictured is her son, CJ. Hallie is the Auburn woman and CJ committed suicide in April of 2010. As part of her 'journey' the 'Scatter CJ' movement developed.
A few weeks ago I was reading a story on Facebook about Scattering CJ. It is a story about a mother in Auburn whose son died April 14, 2010 and her journey to find some peace with what happen. He committed suicide. CJ was only 20. I was drawn to Hallie Twomey’s story for two reasons. One, losing a child is the last thing any parent should have to endure. Two, her son died the same way my father