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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The tragic suicide of teen Megan Meier after a MySpace attack recalled; photos shown.
(Riverhead, New York: Jason Carroll) The tragic outcome that started with a sick joke on Aaron White's MySpace account that threatened a white teenage girl in Riverhead, New York, examined; details given about racial slurs, the threats, the actions at White's home in which the black teen's father shot the white teen after an argument in the driveway. [Mother Joanne CICCIARO, defense attorney Fred BREWINGTON, father Daniel CICCIARO, Sr. - offer views on the case.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Jeffrey Toobin) This tragic happenstance in which no one called the police and the legal issue of "recklessness" within a racial dimension discussed.
- Cooper, Anderson;
- Carroll, Jason;
- Jeffrey, Anderson Cooper,
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