Christopher John Twomey grew up in Auburn, Maine. People called him CJ. Born in Massachusetts, he loved the Red Sox, serving in the Air Force and his family.
CJ was recruited to try out for an Air Force special operations unit — but he didn’t make it, as many don’t.
So the fun-loving young man with bright blue eyes and a big smile was home with his parents and younger brother, and he was drinking a lot. They didn’t realize he was suffering from depression.
In 2010, CJ killed himself. His mother says it happened during an argument they were having over where his life was headed.
But his story didn’t end there. Far from it. In the 10 years since, CJ’s ashes have been scattered in more than 1,000 places around the globe — including the Great Barrier Reef, the Great Wall of China, the London Marathon, the Olympics,