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SherryHall
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« on: November 23, 2011, 09:51:10 PM »

The College Debate community has suffered another inexplicable loss.  Jessica Hockensmith, a debater at MSU passed away yesterday.  Details are sketchy now.  All we know is that she passed away in her sleep and no cause of death has been determined yet. 

My heart goes out to her family, the MSU debate family, and everyone else who knew her. 

Sherry
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« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2011, 09:54:24 PM »

From: Gabriel Murillo

just incredibly sad... RIP Jessica
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« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2011, 09:56:07 PM »

From: Leah Moczulski

Missing Jessica so much. My heart goes out to the folks at MSU. Once again the debate community has to pull together to get through the loss of one of our own. Such a sad day.
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« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2011, 09:57:18 PM »

From: Maria Liu

I love you Jessica and am so blessed to have known you. ♥
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« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2011, 09:59:01 PM »

From: Eric Lanning

Today was the most tragic day I have experienced in my entire life. I feel empty inside. RIP Jessica, I miss you so much already.
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« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2011, 10:05:23 PM »

From Kandi King:

How tragic . . . I am so so so sorry!
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« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2011, 10:08:23 PM »

This is so shocking and terribly sad. Jessica was always so upbeat and vivacious. That's how I will remember her. I enjoyed judging her rounds & believed she had a bright future in the activity. My thoughts tonight are with the MSU squad and her family.  If there's anything that we outside East Lansing can do for those at MSU Debate, please let us know.

Let us all be that much more thankful tomorrow and everyday for those still with us.
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« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2011, 10:11:12 PM »

i am very sorry to hear this. i loved her energy as a debater.
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« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2011, 10:14:51 PM »

From: Kelly Young

Enough death for this week. I'm thankful for you all. I don't say that often enough. Have a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving. My thoughts & prayers w the MSU debate team.
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« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2011, 10:16:38 PM »

From: Lorelei Yang

RIP, Jessica. I hope you've moved on to a happier and more peaceful place.
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« Reply #10 on: November 23, 2011, 10:17:53 PM »

From: Shree Awsare

I didn't know you well, but I had the privilege of debating you thrice and learned a lot every time. My thoughts go out to you, rest in peace.
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« Reply #11 on: November 23, 2011, 10:19:31 PM »

From: Maggie Thomas

i am the debater and person i am today because of Jessica Hockensmith. she taught me how to dream. lab ke$ha forever.
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« Reply #12 on: November 23, 2011, 10:20:46 PM »

From: Samantha Varney

RIP Jessica. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. ♥
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« Reply #13 on: November 23, 2011, 10:22:05 PM »

From: Andréw Wirth

In life, I've discovered that lessons are be best taught by the people we know. Jessica Hockensmith taught me that there's always good in someone. My heart, thoughts, and prayers go out to the MSU Debate team. I just can't believe she's gone.
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« Reply #14 on: November 23, 2011, 10:23:08 PM »

From: Alexis

Walking by this spot today was incredibly sad; thinking of the MSU team and remembering Jessica.
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