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As online discussions spiral downward, forums seek new ways to structure anonymous communities

— Comments Welcome

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Last year, a 20-year old undocumented Mexican worker fell off a Chicago roof and broke his neck. After being deported as a paraplegic, the story reported he died in an Oaxacan hospital that lacked sufficient equipment.

On one side, Huffington Post commenter medicim wrote, “Such a beautiful man, what a tragedy.” On the other, lesdavi89: “Finish the fence already.”

If you want to see humanity at its worst, goes an oft-repeated Internet phrase, just scroll down to the comments section.

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