The hashtag #19ForTrayvon paid tribute to Trayvon Martin, a teen killed in Florida in a case that polarized the nation. He would have been 19, Wednesday.
Colorlines began the hashtag.
Many joined in, telling short, poignant stories.
The tribute trended in the U.S. for a time Wednesday.
To many, the messages were bittersweet.
Adrian Carrasquillo is the White House correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, DC.
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