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For Sufferers’ Sake, Explore The Hidden Side Of Suicide

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It’s hard for many of us to empathize with those who contemplate taking their own life, to imagine the state of mind and spirit someone must be in to take such a drastic step to end his suffering. But for those between the ages of 15 and 44, suicide is the third leading cause of death. Among only teenagers, it still ranks third.

Last year, a high school student named David Molak committed suicide, and was found dead in his parents’ backyard. He had been a victim of online bullying so severe that he had to switch schools in an attempt to escape. Canadian teen Rehtaeh Parsons is another tragic story in recent memory—a 17-year-old alleged rape victim who took her own life after the perpetrators released a sex video. She was apparently harassed and bullied for more than a year as a result, before attempting to hang herself. She ultimately died from her injuries.Two years ago, university student Alyssa Funke took her own life after participating in a porn film. When her peers discovered the video, the public humiliation never ceased. Her defiant Twitter comments of “famous for

Two years ago, university student Alyssa Funke took her own life after participating in a porn film. When her peers discovered the video, the public humiliation never ceased. Her defiant Twitter comments of “famous for dayzzz” and “porn star status, a-okay” in the days leading up to her death proved to be a façade. Alyssa committed suicide with a 12-gauge shotgun, alone in her car.

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