Elizabeth Heideman is a journalist living in New Orleans. She writes about health, social justice and culture. In her spare time, she enjoys planning for Mardi Gras and eating tapas. Follow her on Twitter: @Eliza_Heidi


A group of bullies tricked an autistic boy into doing the popular Ice Bucket Challenge—only the bucket was full of human waste. The Internet rallied around the boy, and his tormentors have been identified.