A Tattoo to Remember the Virginia Tech Shooting

t2a contributor and enthusiastic creative Amanda Heptinstall had the unique task of drawing a memorial tattoo for her friend and Virginia Tech Alum, BJ. We all remember the sensationalized coverage of the VT shooting. All of that ‘coverage’ overshadows and eventually buries a tragedy like this one. It was comforting to learn that the VT … Continue reading

Dealing with Teen Suicide by Making a Difference

By Amanda Heptinstall There is one day in my life that I remember better than any other day.  The fifteenth of June in the year 2000 will forever be engraved in my mind as the day that my entire life changed.  I remember my next door neighbor, Carly, abruptly waking me up.  She kept repeating “Shane’s … Continue reading