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MEMPHIS, TN -- "Trayvoning" is a new internet trend where people post pictures of themselves re-enacting the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, with Skittles in one hand, iced tea in the other.

Martin, 17, was shot and killed in February by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman. Three months later the case is still a hot topic.

MORE: Zimmerman's relationship with police evolved, city files show

The "Trayvoning" trend has people shaking their heads.

Memphis resident Kyle Ryan says the pictures of kids posing like murdered teen Trayvon Martin is disgusting. "It's disrespectful," he said. "It's not anything to poke fun at or to play with, it's more of a serious issue."

Arrique Dixon's mindset is that of disbelief that people would find humor in someone being shot to death. "It's wrong, just a disgrace. It's like, terrible, because you're making fun of a person that died."

In fact, everyone who spoke with ABC 24 News failed to see the humor, or the point, behind "Trayvoning."

"That's just ridiculous, it's appalling."

"I think it's very disrespectful to his family."

"Enough is enough, they're really going too far with it."

"It's very despicable to make fun of something like that."

George Zimmerman has been charged with second degree murder for Trayvon Martin's death.

WPTY

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