Daniel Joseph Fitzpatrick was only a couple of weeks short of his fourteenth birthday when he took his own life.His 17-year-old sister, Kristen, discovered him on August 11, hanged with his own belt. His folks, Maureen and Daniel Sr. , were overpowered with pain but they would not like to let that prevent them from sharing his important and heartbreaking story. Daniel had been tenaciously harassed until he saw no other way out.
In their deepest grief, Daniel Fitzgerald’s family hopes that with their decision to publish his story, more attention will be directed to the problem of bullying and its fatal consequences. Nothing can bring the 13-year-old back to life.