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Public Memorial Service for Reddit Co-Founder Aaron Swartz Set for Cooper Union's Great Hall in NYC, 1/19


This Saturday, January 19th, family and friends of Aaron Swartz will gather at Cooper Union's Great Hall in New York City to celebrate his life and remember their beloved friend, sibling, child, and partner.

Speakers include Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman, David Segal, Ben Wikler, Roy Singham, Doc Searls, Edward Tufte, David Isenberg, Holden Karnofsky and Tom Chiarella and other friends. OK Go's Damian Kush will be performing at the service.

The service will take place on Saturday, January 19, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EST) at Cooper Union Great Hall, The Foundation Building, 7 East 7th Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues, Manhattan, New York.

Details/RSVP at A link to the live stream of the event, as well as video after it concludes, will be posted on

Remembrances of Aaron, as well as donations in his memory, can be submitted at

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