Just because you do not see it does not mean it is not happening
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Brandon Elizares – 16 years old – El Paso, Texas
Died June 2, 2012 – Age 16
Zachalvn Elizares, speaking about her son, says, “He worried about everyone else before himself. He would say, ‘It’s OK, it does not bother me.’ ” The problem is that bullying does bother young people: it destroys their hope, squashes their self-worth and kills their will to live. Bullying kills…
“He’s been threatened to be stabbed. He’s been threatened to be set on fire,” Zachalvn reports. She notes that the school did everything it possibly could. It was apparently not enough to save her son.
On Monday, I shared the journal of a man who felt judged. He wrote: “Maybe I couldn’t make it.” Brandon’s suicide note reads: “My name is Brandon Joseph Elizares, and I couldn’t make it.”
God rest his soul.
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