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Twitter Honors Trans Teen Who Died By Suicide

02/20/2015 10:56 am ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

On Sunday, February 15, 2015, Zander Mahaffey, a freshman at South Cobb High School in Austell, Georgia committed suicide. Like Leelah Alcorn, the 15-year-old left a heartbreaking post on his Tumblr page beforehand, in which he described how intolerable it was to not be accepted for who he was.

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