>Not all the news is positive, but students remain strong:
MINNESOTA: Hello. My Name is J.A. [name edited] and I attend [school district name].
I learned of the Day of Silence from my best friend T. earlier this week. I wanted to take part in it greatly, and we soon got other kids to join: We were all devoted supporters of the LGBT and wanted to show support by committing to stay silent the whole day.