MIAMI, OK -- As children, parents and authorities throughout the country continue to look for solutions to the problem of bullying, a student in Miami describes how the situation can dominate a life.
The student tells the Miami News-Record about being bullied and how it led to an attempted suicide on Mother's Day last year.
The question-and-answer report brings out details in this specific instance that may cause alarm among parents who either have little or no knowledge of the problem.
Editorial Note: This is the last segment of a five-part series on bullying. The following story is told by a local student who tried to commit suicide at the age of 15, on Mother’s Day last year, because of bullying. The story is also told from the vantage point of the mother. No names will be given in order to protect the identity of the student and family as much as possible.
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