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Aurora shooting victim’s mom: Please get #RIPJessica trending!/Nightline/status/226521238997184512

Early this morning, Twitchy brought you the heart-breaking story of one of the first Aurora shooting victims to be identified — young journalist and dedicated Twitter user Jessica Ghawi (@JessicaRedfield).

Her mom has been asking Twitter users to make Jessica’s name trend to counter all the publicity the alleged shooter has been getting.

Twitter users are heeding the call.

If you’re on Twitter, please help out and get #RIPJessica trending! Spread the word:

.@JessicaRedfield was the 1st victim identified in the #theatershooting. Her Mom asked that her life be celebrated. Help trend #RIPJessica.

— Steven Solis (@StevenxSolis) July 21, 2012

The #RIPJessica request is legit. #Aurora mom, family ask for daughter's name to trend instead of killer's.

— One Who Remembers (@lheal) July 21, 2012

Remember @jessicaredfield #RIPJessica. We've got to get this to trend. #Aurora #theatershooting

— Timothy Netz ن (@Bristel) July 21, 2012

Just talked to @JessicaRedfield mom. She's asked to everyone share the wonderful stories. Please trend #RIPJessica. She loved Twitter.

— Peter Burns (@PeterBurnsESPN) July 20, 2012

@writeli #RIPJESSICA RT @JessicaRedfield: I miss home.

— Lucky Sagittarian (@girltrueheart) July 21, 2012

Jessica’s brother, Jordan, wants everyone to remember the other 11 who lost their lives. Keep them all in your prayers:

I appreciate the #RIPJessica hashtag, especially since the shooter is a trending topic. Let us not forget though that 11 others are dead.

— Jordan Ghawi (@JordanGhawi) July 21, 2012

Update: The second of 12 murdered victims has been identified: It’s Alex Sullivan, whose father moved the nation to tears today when he went public to plead for information about his son after he was unable to contact him.

The pain is unfathomable.


6th Aurora shooting victim named: Micayla Medek

5th Aurora shooting victim ID’d on Twitter: Matt McQuinn

Another possible Aurora shooting victim: A.J. Boik

Friends tweet name of third possible Aurora shooting victim: Alex Teves

Aurora shooting victim Jessica Ghawi was tweeting just before her death; was present at mall shooting in Toronto six weeks ago

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