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'Scattering CJ' Chronicles Mother's Journey To Spread Son's Ashes After His Suicide

A photograph of CJ in front of the Pyramid of Giza. (Courtesy Spark Media)
A photograph of CJ in front of the Pyramid of Giza. (Courtesy Spark Media)

In 2010, CJ Twomey killed himself after arguing with his mother. His suicide is the subject of a documentary from Spark Media called “ Scattering CJ.”

Here & Now‘s Lisa Mullins speaks with CJ’s mother, Hallie Twomey, about her son’s death and scattering his ashes in more than 1,000 places around the globe.

Watch on YouTube.

If you or someone you know may be considering suicide, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (En Español: 1-888-628-9454; Deaf and Hard of Hearing: 1-800-799-4889) or the Crisis Text Line by texting 741741.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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