Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen walks hand-in-hand with his wife, Jody Nelsen, on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, through an exhibit of 1,100 backpacks on campus called “Send Silence Packing.” The national traveling exhibit illustrates a heartbreaking statistic: More than 1,100 college students die by suicide each year. Many of the backpacks tell the story of a young person lost to suicide.
Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen walks hand-in-hand with his wife, Jody Nelsen, on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, through an exhibit of 1,100 backpacks on campus called “Send Silence Packing.” The national traveling exhibit illustrates a heartbreaking statistic: More than 1,100 college students die by suicide each year. Many of the backpacks tell the story of a young person lost to suicide. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com
Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen walks hand-in-hand with his wife, Jody Nelsen, on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, through an exhibit of 1,100 backpacks on campus called “Send Silence Packing.” The national traveling exhibit illustrates a heartbreaking statistic: More than 1,100 college students die by suicide each year. Many of the backpacks tell the story of a young person lost to suicide. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com

Grim exhibit at Sacramento State meant to get students talking about suicide

October 05, 2015 05:42 PM

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