Candlelight Vigil Planned for Jamey Rodemeyer

September 25, 2011 Updated Sep 25, 2011 at 10:19 AM EDT

By John Borsa

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Candlelight Vigil Planned for Jamey Rodemeyer

September 25, 2011 Updated Sep 25, 2011 at 10:19 AM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - When Miguel Gorman heard that an Amherst boy took his own life after being the target of school bullies, it took him back to when he was a teen being bullied in school.

"I was a former victim of being bullied," Gorman said. "I always wanted to do something to share my story with everybody."

Gorman decided to plan a candlelight vigil in march in memory of Jamey Rodemeyer, 14, who took his own life over the weekend.

More than 700 people have responded to the vigil's Facebook page.

"This is something that impacted me, impacted the community, and I thought no better way to honor this kid's life than to do a candlelight vigil, to march down the streets of Buffalo and let it be known that this is -- enough is enough," he said.

Watch for coverage of the vigil tonight on Eyewitness News at 11p.m.