This is how Lisa and Chris Acierno handle emotional pain: They grab it with all their strength and fight back.
They aggressively raise money and awareness to help prevent others from feeling the pain they’ve dealt with for more than two years — and they know will never go away.
“We do it because of Hailey,’’ Lisa says.
The youngest of three Acierno children, Hailey, took her own life on March 28, 2017. The Wharton High School student, who battled mental illness for years, was only 17.read more