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"He said he didn't care what other people think": in Épinal, nearly 600 people pay tribute to Lucas


REPORT – The 13-year-old schoolboy committed suicide in January after being subjected to school harassment for five months. His relatives and anonymous people gathered in his memory, "without political recovery".

Special envoy to Épinal

This Sunday, February 5, the city center of Épinal, in the Vosges, is deserted.

Impossible to suspect that, place Foch, just behind the Saint-Maurice basilica, several hundred people found themselves in the greatest silence, in tribute to the young Lucas.

On January 7, the schoolboy killed himself after having experienced several months of school harassment in connection with his sexual orientation.

Displaying a large patchwork of family photos and portraits of Lucas, his mother, Séverine, leads the procession, surrounded by her loved ones.

Nearly 550 people are present, according to a police source.

It warms the heart to see everyone despite the weather.

There is a real shared emotion and a desire to act

, ”indicates

Le Figaro

Me Catherine Faivre, the lawyer for Lucas’ mother.

Nearly 550 people were present at the white march.

Margaux d'Adhemar / Le Figaro

As Lucas's mother had requested, it is an apolitical procession that parades through the streets of Épinal.

She notably insisted that “

the death of Lucas does not…

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Source: lefigaro

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