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Bullycide: A Father’s Heart-Wrenching Letter to His Son’s Tormentors

October 24, 2012
Jonathan Hewitt

Author, ‘Life Ki-do Parenting: Tools to Raise Happy, Confident Kids from the Inside Out’

Six years ago, 13-year-old Steven Urry hanged himself in his bedroom closet after being tormented by bullies. (His Name was Steven: A 13 Year Old Victim of Bullycide) His parents were left to face the unfathomable — life without their son.

The time period after they buried Steven was one of unbearable torture. The unanswered questions haunted them day and night. WHY would Steven take his own life? Their son had never shown signs of self-harm before and hadn’t displayed the common indicators of depression. He had lots of friends in his neighborhood and a supportive family who loved him very much. WHY hadn’t he shared with them the extent of the bullying at school? Read entire article here.

 

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