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News Anchor Finds Out Devastating News Of Her Friend's Suicide On Air

05/16/2014 01:53 pm ET | Updated May 16, 2014

Lee Chingyu, a news anchor for Taiwan's Next TV News, recently learned of her friend's suicide during a live broadcast.

CtiTV reporter Erich Shih was found dead in his Taipei home of an apparent suicide, police said. His friend and fellow journalist found out when the breaking news showed up on the teleprompter, and had to report it.

She got through the report, but it was clear how difficult it was:

Need help? In the U.S., call 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

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