How Redditors Stopped A Suicide

Suzanne Robertson
The Internet has plenty of good. Minecraft is an online game about breaking and placing blocks. Players work together to create wonderful, imaginative things.

On Monday, fans of the game went a step further - coming together in a Reddit community to talk a teenager out of committing suicide.

After Redditor NotARomanGuy posted that he was going to take his own life, he was was flooded with messages and comments from other users on r/UltraHardcore who encouraged him to rethink his decision.

people do care, I like u, ur a cool guy,’ wrote one.

In a thank you to the community, the teen posted: 

With all of the negative stories about cyber-bullies, online trolls and Internet stalking, it's great to see web users step it up to really make a difference.