Even the media paid tribute. It did not give so much space to the ugliness of the Gawker saga, including Hulk Hogan's most recent lawsuit against it. That makes it two. The first goes to trial in October.
Tragedy exerts a powerful pull force on what's left that's human in a society transfixed with wealth, scandal and conflict.
Maybe Cecil didn't die in vain. For today we acted like human beings.