Humanity goes begging as a girl hangs herself

A few thoughts on the lonely death of Naika Venant.

As you may have heard, Naika, a Miami teenager, hanged herself in the dark hours of a Sunday morning. She did this live on Facebook. We'll likely never know why she chose to do it that way. Perhaps she felt invisible. Perhaps she wanted to be seen.

[Nicholas D. Kristof: Where is the love?]

Her self-destruction drew attention, all right, but surely not the kind she wanted. To read the report by The Miami Herald's Carol Marbin Miller and...

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