Coverage of The 2014 Out of the Darkness Overnight Walks

06/30/2014

KOMO News photographed the event in Seattle.

Before the walk in Philly, a story about Judy Tripathi, who lost her son just over a year ago, ran in the Philadelphia Daily News.

NPR's Maiken Scott spoke to AFSP CEO Robert Gebbia and several walkers along the route and stayed for the closing ceremony.

Maiken Scott recently wrote this piece, in which she quoted CEO Robert Gebbia as well.

The Philadelphia Inquirer's Erin McCarthy spoke with CEO Robert Gebbia, our Philly Chapter's Board Chair, Cathy Siciliano, and other participants. 

HughE Dillon photographed the event for Philly.com

Wired 96.5 Producer and Overnight Walker JP Allen wrote about his experience on the Wired 96.5 blog.

Elaine Ellis Thomas, an ordained priest, who did the walk (wearing her clerical collar) in memory of her son, wrote about the experience on her blog.

Christine Scheller wrote about the relationship between religion and the topic of suicide, and spoke with a number of religious walkers.

Tracy Berhinger wrote about having the walk in PA was important to her local community of Chester County.

Elizabeth Brunetti wrote a list of 17 reasons to walk 17 miles on her blog.

Author Rachel Pruchno wrote a personal account of her experience at The Overnight.

The Niagara Gazette, in Niagara Falls, NY, wrote about "Billy's Bunch" a team from the local area.

Honor Bead Ceremony participant, Katie Gowa, was interviewed by a local paper about her experience.

From the Courier-Post:

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