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Another girl kills self after bullying

by jl333 on September 14, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

This was the headline in today's newspaper. A 12 year old girl jumped to her death after 15 girls 'ganged up on her', bombarding her with online messages such as "You should die", and "Why don't you go kill yourself". The 12 year old girl even changed her screen name to 'That
Dead Girl'. The 12 year old girl messaged a boy and told him, "I'm jumping". On Monday, she jumped to her death. This is sad on all levels. May she RIP


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