Murdered at 19

No Place in Penn

brendon-big-smile-2This blog is in memory of my stepson, murdered by his roommate.

Who never got to know a blog.  Who never got to show his cape of genius

Of our day.  Instead, we boxed him up and dared not say, even today

The vicious word.  The way you were killed

In the state that treated you, a student in his twilight, without social status.

I love you and wish to say your name every day it takes for justice too

To say your name

And tell the world, “No more will the poor have no place in Penn.”


The story as reported by the local news: News Post-Gazette 12-28-2006.

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  1. I periodically check the inmate status of the scum who cut Brendon’s life so short. In doing so today, I found this blog. I was a friend of Brendon’s In WV. Although I thoroughly enjoyed seeing Brendon’s face in your blog, reading your words brought the heartache back to the surface. I remember well the phone call from a mutual friend who called to tell me what happened and the events that took place following. How tragic. How senseless. I just want you to know we haven’t forgotten him. We think and speak of him often.

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