October is Worldwide
Choking Game Awareness Month.
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Compassionate Friends International Candle Lighting
7:00PM - December 10, 2023
The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting on the 2nd Sunday in December unites family and friends around the globe in lighting candles for one hour to honor the memories of the sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, and grandchildren who left too soon. More
This string of beads represents children who have been lost to the choking activities. Used in presentations by Ed4Ed Director Debbie LaRacque, Kelly’s mom uses a strand of beads in her presentations. Each bead represents a victim of the choking game since the death of her son in 2006. More beads are added as more victims are reported. With the name and age of victims marked on each bead, the lengthening strand becomes a powerful visual aid for presentations.
Below watch an excellent video created by Ken Tork, Outreach Director of Ed4Ed about the terrible activity known as, among other things, the Choking Game. The video is about 13 minutes long.
Ed4Ed's own Outreach Director, Ken Tork, has recently been added as a trainer on Train My Crew Ken's course provides information regarding the Choking Game. Click this link to go to the site.
Train My Crew by Wilmes, LLC offers safety, risk management and loss control courses online.
The fox News segment above was broadcast in December, 2005 following the deaths resulting from TCG in January of Nick Serna and in May of Braden Erickson.