Man dies after setting himself on fir...

Man dies after setting himself on fire outside Wal-Mart

There are 34 comments on the Free Republic story from Feb 27, 2009, titled Man dies after setting himself on fire outside Wal-Mart. In it, Free Republic reports that:

A 58-year-old Wal-Mart employee set himself on fire Thursday night outside the west suburban store where he worked and later died of his injuries.

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sonny

Woodridge, IL

#1 Mar 2, 2009
This story truly saddens me.
read

United States

#2 Apr 21, 2009
it really breaks my heart to hear about this.I live right down the street from where it happened and i was there at the scene by Dicks Sporting Goods.I tried to throw my coat on him but he thrrew it back.I was crying so much when i heard he passed away.he will be in my prayers,lord please take care of this man.
nadia Glendale hts IL

United States

#3 Apr 21, 2009
Im a 22 year old women who was a witness. i was the one who wrote the last comment.
cICERoKID21

Harwood Heights, IL

#4 Apr 23, 2009
BREAK OUT THE MARSHMALLOWS!
bobo

Rossford, OH

#5 Apr 25, 2009
There is no lord. His suffering is done.
cICERoKID21

Rolling Meadows, IL

#6 May 3, 2009
Seriously........He did it to himself. There are other ways to deal with your problems,and/or get help with your issues. I have NO sypathy for this man. No need to get all "fired" up about it.....ha ha! fired up!!!!!
glendale hts village

United States

#8 May 19, 2009
read wrote:
it really breaks my heart to hear about this.I live right down the street from where it happened and i was there at the scene by Dicks Sporting Goods.I tried to throw my coat on him but he thrrew it back.I was crying so much when i heard he passed away.he will be in my prayers,lord please take care of this man.
i remember seeing you at the scene talking to numerous police officers.Its nice to know we have generous,and loving citizen like you, thanks nadia we all appreciate it very much.
Rie Carol Stream

Bloomingdale, IL

#9 Jun 1, 2009
I knew Larry from Jewel. he was a goood man and had problems he couldnt handle. Kid21 it's funny you cant even spell the word you lack! Grow up and think of the people he left behind and the people who saw the tragic event.Hope if you need someone someday they will be there for you! Not making stupid jokes.
CICEROKID21

Rolling Meadows, IL

#10 Jun 3, 2009
RIE CAROL STREAM
SO I MADE A SPELLING ERROR....NOW I GUESS ILL HAVE TO GO SET MYSELF ON FIRE....HAHAHAHAHAHA BY THE WAY YOU MAKING FUN OF SOMEONE OVER A TYPO IS JUST AS BAD AS LAUGHING AT SOME LOSER WHO DECIDED TO SLOW ROAST HIMSELF. AND FOR THE RECORD SUICIDE IS CONSIDERED THE ULTIMATE SIN. WOULD YOU FEEL BAD FOR HIM IF HE RAPED SOMEONE, OR WAS KILLED WHILE COMMITTING A CRIME. THE GUY WAS AN IDIOT JUST FOR THE METHOD HE CHOSE....FIRE? SERIOUSLY? HE COULD'NT EVEN AFFORD A GUN? JESUS CHRIST WHO FUCKING CARES...AND I HAVE NO SOUL AND COULD CARE LESS IF ANYONE IS EVER "THERE" FOR ME. YOUR A LOSER AND MAY GOD HAVE MERCY ON YOUR POOR USELESS SOUL. FEELING HOT HOT HOT! LOL I LOVE THAT SONG...
Rie Carol Stream

Bloomingdale, IL

#11 Jun 4, 2009
Dude, i remember when i was 5 to, what preschool do you go to? You have the right to free speech, your thoughts and such, but to compare suicide to rape makes me see just how immature you are. It's his sin and he has to meet his maker, think about his family and the people who saw this. IT'S NOT ABOUT YOU!!!! I'll take being a loser over souless and immature anyday! Your not hot your not not not even worth my time. I hope you never feel the pain that people feel to be as desperate as he was. Later
5 0 carol stream il

United States

#12 Aug 26, 2009
Good Job Rie for speaking your mind.Don't ever let anyone talk down to you.I can tell your a very well,generous,kind person.Keep growing as who you are.This idiot kid21 just needs to get a life,he has nothing better to do.I bet he probably had someone in his life who the samething happened too that's why he doesn't know how to take out his emotions the right way.you take care buddy.My prayers go out to the family-God Bless.kid 21 GO GET SOME SERIOUS HELP,YOU HAVE NO SOUL-ALL I SEE IS THE DEVIL.LATER
in hell

Schaumburg, IL

#13 Aug 27, 2009
Kid 21 I will see you there soon now that I know were you live.THE DEVIL HIMSELF P.S. bring your marshmellows.
in hell

Schaumburg, IL

#14 Aug 27, 2009
I bet you just pissed in your pantys.YA ITS ME AGAIN LUCIFER.
in hell

Schaumburg, IL

#16 Aug 28, 2009
CICEROKID21 wrote:
RIE CAROL STREAM
SO I MADE A SPELLING ERROR....NOW I GUESS ILL HAVE TO GO SET MYSELF ON FIRE....HAHAHAHAHAHA BY THE WAY YOU MAKING FUN OF SOMEONE OVER A TYPO IS JUST AS BAD AS LAUGHING AT SOME LOSER WHO DECIDED TO SLOW ROAST HIMSELF. AND FOR THE RECORD SUICIDE IS CONSIDERED THE ULTIMATE SIN. WOULD YOU FEEL BAD FOR HIM IF HE RAPED SOMEONE, OR WAS KILLED WHILE COMMITTING A CRIME. THE GUY WAS AN IDIOT JUST FOR THE METHOD HE CHOSE....FIRE? SERIOUSLY? HE COULD'NT EVEN AFFORD A GUN? JESUS CHRIST WHO FUCKING CARES...AND I HAVE NO SOUL AND COULD CARE LESS IF ANYONE IS EVER "THERE" FOR ME. YOUR A LOSER AND MAY GOD HAVE MERCY ON YOUR POOR USELESS SOUL. FEELING HOT HOT HOT! LOL I LOVE THAT SONG...
Kid 21 I will see you there soon now that I know were you live.THE DEVIL HIMSELF
in hell

Schaumburg, IL

#17 Aug 28, 2009
CICEROKID21 wrote:
RIE CAROL STREAM
SO I MADE A SPELLING ERROR....NOW I GUESS ILL HAVE TO GO SET MYSELF ON FIRE....HAHAHAHAHAHA BY THE WAY YOU MAKING FUN OF SOMEONE OVER A TYPO IS JUST AS BAD AS LAUGHING AT SOME LOSER WHO DECIDED TO SLOW ROAST HIMSELF. AND FOR THE RECORD SUICIDE IS CONSIDERED THE ULTIMATE SIN. WOULD YOU FEEL BAD FOR HIM IF HE RAPED SOMEONE, OR WAS KILLED WHILE COMMITTING A CRIME. THE GUY WAS AN IDIOT JUST FOR THE METHOD HE CHOSE....FIRE? SERIOUSLY? HE COULD'NT EVEN AFFORD A GUN? JESUS CHRIST WHO FUCKING CARES...AND I HAVE NO SOUL AND COULD CARE LESS IF ANYONE IS EVER "THERE" FOR ME. YOUR A LOSER AND MAY GOD HAVE MERCY ON YOUR POOR USELESS SOUL. FEELING HOT HOT HOT! LOL I LOVE THAT SONG...
I bet you just pissed in your pantys.YA ITS ME AGAIN LUCIFER
CICEROKID21

Rolling Meadows, IL

#18 Aug 29, 2009
Ill be home tonight so stop by unless your just some internet tough guy pussy. Ill be there, will you? As if Lucifer himself would EVER try to use the internet to scare someone. You are probably some mid 40's thick glasses wearing computer nerd douchebag who's never been laid ( with the exception of some poor unsuspecting roast sitting in the refridgerator)You were never popular in high school, and now attempt to use the faceless internet to attempt to look cool, because if people see your face they would know you were a complete loser fa**ot who is so decrepid that your stepdad or your uncle would'nt even want to bang you. Get a life, drop dead and I WILL se you in hell bitch.
in hell

Schaumburg, IL

#19 Aug 29, 2009
CICEROKID21 wrote:
Ill be home tonight so stop by unless your just some internet tough guy pussy. Ill be there, will you? As if Lucifer himself would EVER try to use the internet to scare someone. You are probably some mid 40's thick glasses wearing computer nerd douchebag who's never been laid ( with the exception of some poor unsuspecting roast sitting in the refridgerator)You were never popular in high school, and now attempt to use the faceless internet to attempt to look cool, because if people see your face they would know you were a complete loser fa**ot who is so decrepid that your stepdad or your uncle would'nt even want to bang you. Get a life, drop dead and I WILL se you in hell bitch.
I will see you tonight kid
in hell

Schaumburg, IL

#20 Aug 29, 2009
CICEROKID21 wrote:
Ill be home tonight so stop by unless your just some internet tough guy pussy. Ill be there, will you? As if Lucifer himself would EVER try to use the internet to scare someone. You are probably some mid 40's thick glasses wearing computer nerd douchebag who's never been laid ( with the exception of some poor unsuspecting roast sitting in the refridgerator)You were never popular in high school, and now attempt to use the faceless internet to attempt to look cool, because if people see your face they would know you were a complete loser fa**ot who is so decrepid that your stepdad or your uncle would'nt even want to bang you. Get a life, drop dead and I WILL se you in hell bitch.
be there
in hell

Schaumburg, IL

#21 Aug 29, 2009
CICEROKID21 wrote:
Ill be home tonight so stop by unless your just some internet tough guy pussy. Ill be there, will you? As if Lucifer himself would EVER try to use the internet to scare someone. You are probably some mid 40's thick glasses wearing computer nerd douchebag who's never been laid ( with the exception of some poor unsuspecting roast sitting in the refridgerator)You were never popular in high school, and now attempt to use the faceless internet to attempt to look cool, because if people see your face they would know you were a complete loser fa**ot who is so decrepid that your stepdad or your uncle would'nt even want to bang you. Get a life, drop dead and I WILL se you in hell bitch.
And don't hide behide your mommy.
CICEROKID21

Rolling Meadows, IL

#22 Aug 29, 2009
Sweet it's a date! Wear something you'd like to be buried in!

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