Last Friday, Aaron Swartz killed himself in his apartment in Brooklyn, NY. Tomorrow afternoon, his friends, family, and many people who didn’t know Aaron but were inspired by his life and saddened by his death will gather together at Cooper Union in New York City to mourn and celebrate him. The event is open to the public. Damian will perform a song in tribute.
And most importantly, if you are thinking about harming yourself in any way, please seek help. Make a phone call to a friend or to a help line in your country. In the US you can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. There are suicide hotlines for dozens of countries. Please call one, if you are ever in need.