The more people we know online, the more heart-breaking tragedies we will be sharing with our friends on the blogosphere. I question whether all of this twittering, blogging, asking for donations, changing the color of our avatars, and begging for celebrity tweets is the right response to the learning of the passing of a child, or a blogger friend fighting cancer, or someone on Facebook having their home destroyed by a hurricane.
Maybe there isn’t an adequate response. Everyone is just trying to find their way. None of us know exactly what to do during these sad events, or whether we should be doing it in such a public manner. I hope the families of Thalon and Maddie accept our sincere condolences from this virtual online family.
The Spohr’s Remember Maddie site. I will be walking in the March of Dimes march for babies with other New Yorkers. Come join us or sponsor us.