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Suicide At Harvard: The Harvard Crimson

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"I felt that it was better to take my life than to accept failure," Christine says plainly.

Christine, now a senior, is direct and open as she reflects on her first of two suicide attempts during her sophomore year. Shaking her head, she says that she thought college would allow her to escape the depression and anxiety that plagued her in high school.

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