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Suicides under age 13: One every 5 days
Article by: CNN
August 16, 2017
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One day after school in January, 8-year-old Gabriel Taye returned to his Cincinnati home and hanged himself with a necktie, his family's attorney says.

His mother, Cornelia Reynolds, found his body that afternoon in his bedroom. His family sued his school district last week, alleging that he'd been bullied and that the school didn't inform his relatives.

"Gabriel was a shining light to everyone who knew and loved him," his mother said in prepared statement released to the news media. "We miss him desperately and suffer every day."
    Suicides among US children under 13 are rare, but perhaps more frequent than you think. And 8 is hardly the youngest.

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