A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

May 1st, 2008 • Quill Archives
Overcoming Trauma

Todd Weaver’s cell phone still rings in my head. I spent more than an hour three years ago standing about 30 feet from Weaver’s mangled bicycle and lifeless body. But it’s his cell phone that has stuck with me. As soon as the television stations went live with news that a cyclist had been struck by a city bus, his phone began to ring.