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Inside Tumblr's Teen Suicide Epidemic

02/27/2015 04:33 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016
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In the past two months, at least three transgender teenagers have committed or attempted suicide after scheduling suicide notes on the blog platform Tumblr.

First Leelah Alcorn, a 17-year-old girl from Ohio, became a worldwide web phenomenon after her suicide note about trans acceptance and parenting went viral.

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