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Rest in peace Amanda. Bullied Teen Commits Suicide After Posting Last-Ditch Cry for Help on YouTube [View all]

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Bullied Canadian Teen Commits Suicide After Posting Last-Ditch Cry for Help on YouTube




A 15-year-old girl from Metro Vancouver reportedly committed suicide last night, just over a month after posting a YouTube video recounting how bullying forced her to switch schools and drove her to drugs, alcohol, and self-harm.

In the video, Amanda Todd describes on cue cards her experiences with both real-world and online bullying. She says she recalls being severely beaten by classmates and having nude photos of her circulated on the web.

"I'm struggling to stay in this world, because everything just touches me so deeply," Todd says. "I'm not doing this for attention. I'm doing this to be an inspiration and to show that I can be strong."

Sadly, police in Coquitlam confirmed this morning that Todd committed suicide on Wednesday, though would not elaborate. An investigation into her "sudden death" is ongoing.

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http://gawker.com/5951070/bullied-canadian-teen-commits-suicide-after-posting-last+ditch-cry-for-help-on-youtube




Rest in peace Amanda Michelle Todd

I can't say what I want done to the slime who did this to a 7th grader. I can't stop crying.


On Facebook: "Rest in paradise Amanda Michelle Todd" but there are several more, you can find them easily. Sadly her personal page is still up with a few of her public pictures and some pictures, including this one




Twitter hashtags #RIPAmanda and #RIPAmandaTodd

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