Candlelight Vigil Held for Medford Teen

, Written by RaeAnn Christensen, Posted: Mon, August 12 2013 at 8:00 AM, Updated: Wed, August 14 2013 at 10:06 AM

It's  a very specific tragedy which points out a disturbing trend.
A 17-year-old young man took his life at Frohnmeyer Skate Park in Medford last Friday.
NBC 5's RaeAnn Christensen shows us how friends, family, a community gathered together to pay tribute and bring awareness to an ever growing problem.

If you'd like to help the family with funeral costs, a link to a paypal account is below.

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RaeAnn Christensen

NBC 5 News Reporter and Weather Forecaster RaeAnn Christensen earned a Bachelors degree from Weber State University, majoring in Communications and Broadcast Journalism.

RaeAnn started her career as a Producer for two local stations where she grew up in Utah. Working for the NBC affiliate in Salt Lake City, she won local awards for producing, and also became an Emmy award winning producer.

RaeAnn enjoys traveling, hiking, biking, cooking, country dancing, and spending time with her family and friends.

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