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A son's life celebrated, and death mourned, in tweets

christophermoran.JPGIt began as a sad update from an Ottawa father on Twitter, a few days before Christmas. It was about his son, Christopher.

 

"Living something horrible just now," he tweeted. "My 20-yr-old son was hit by a car, has head trauma."

 

The tweets that followed became something of a personal journey for Francis Moran and his family. He tweeted from Christopher's bedside -- from updates on his condition to the way the sunrise looked through the hospital window.

 

On January 7th, Christopher died, and the family celebrates his life this weekend at a memorial. Francis Moran joined us for his thoughts on celebrating and mourning a life on social media.

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