Alex Moore was a 15-year-old high school student attended Jemison High School in Jemison, Alabama. On morning in mid-May 2010, Alex left her home and walked to an overpass above Interstate-65. She jumped. Alex was bullied at her school, which combined with continual grief from the accidental death of her sister two years prior was more than Alex was able to cope. Alex’s parents weren’t aware of the depth of the bullying their daughter endured until it was too late. Only after her death, by reading the Facebook page entries, did they learn that she had been continually bullied by other students at the high school.
Moore’s father said, “”She was a good kid, a Christian girl. She loved animals. She was overweight, she didn’t have a lot of friends and wasn’t in the ‘in’ clique.”