Good Grief. Yet Another One. Another sad update on Jadin Bell and his family.

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    Jan 31, 2013 4:48 AM GMT
    Although the n00z story does not say exactly how they know that this was suicide, and not murder.
    Unless they just don't want to know, of course.

    http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2013/01/la_grandes_jadin_bell_gay_teen.html

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    Jan 31, 2013 4:56 AM GMT
    Not again! icon_sad.gif
    even if there is a slightest chance of survival...I wish him to recover...

    Bullying is very bad, worse than a murder!
    Murderer takes someone's life...but bullying makes a person to take their own life...
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    Feb 01, 2013 1:55 AM GMT
    I didn't read anything yet suggesting not a suicide. Certainly it is possible to hide that level of depression behind a smile.

    What I wanna know is where is their quilt?

    I found only this on wiki,

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_LGBT-related_suicides
    "This is a list of notable lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people who have committed suicide"

    Why is not every life notable?
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    Feb 01, 2013 5:26 PM GMT
    theantijock saidI didn't read anything yet suggesting not a suicide. Certainly it is possible to hide that level of depression behind a smile.


    Why is not every life notable?


    Well, most likely, the paper simply didn't have any details. Still, it's possible to read a sinister undertone into the way the facts were presented. I found it a bit chilling.

    1. Popular, seemingly happy gay kid found hanged in a public playground, in an isolated and intensely red-neck cow town.
    2. Automatic conclusion: suicide.
    3. End of story.
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    Feb 01, 2013 5:59 PM GMT
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    theantijock saidI didn't read anything yet suggesting not a suicide. Certainly it is possible to hide that level of depression behind a smile.


    Why is not every life notable?


    Well, most likely, the paper simply didn't have any details. Still, it's possible to read a sinister undertone into the way the facts were presented. I found it a bit chilling.

    1. Popular, seemingly happy gay kid found hanged in a public playground, in an isolated and intensely red-neck cow town.
    2. Automatic conclusion: suicide.
    3. End of story.


    Could be. Anything is possible. I just didn't get that sense from it, possibly because I know how easy it is to hide that. I've even thrown parties when I was seriously depressed. No one had a clue. I was a little manic/depressive as a kid. So I'd get things started and then go off on my own until I was feeling better. I'd use the down time for silent introspection then back in my manic phase I'd rejoin the group and everyone had a good time. That roller coaster has calmed down quite a bit since then but still something I deal with.

    My family and friends never know when I'm depressed. I go off on my own like a dog to die alone. They mostly only see me wagging my tail. I put on my happy face. My mother was even better at hiding it. I believe I am the only person besides her husband who ever saw her cry, who ever understood the depth of sadness she knew but hid from the world behind that big smile and infectious laughter of hers.

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    Feb 01, 2013 6:06 PM GMT
    I live in Oregon, and I grew up in even one of the most liberal places (Eugene, OR) And was constantly bullied for some of my more "effeminate" traits growing up.

    It saddens me the meanness in people's hearts to want to hurt others so deeply...

    I remember when I was in Highschool, I filed harassment claims with school officials multiple times who repeatedly failed to protect me at school.
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    Feb 01, 2013 6:20 PM GMT
    FlyinBrian saidI live in Oregon, and I grew up in even one of the most liberal places (Eugene, OR) And was constantly bullied for some of my more "effeminate" traits growing up.

    It saddens me the meanness in people's hearts to want to hurt others so deeply...

    I remember when I was in Highschool, I filed harassment claims with school officials multiple times who repeatedly failed to protect me at school.


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    Feb 03, 2013 3:09 PM GMT
    Just found the news! He is no more! icon_sad.gif

    http://www.care2.com/causes/15-year-old-jadin-bell-targeted-by-bullies-is-dead.html
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    Oct 10, 2013 9:20 PM GMT
    And a sad post-script:

    Jadin Bell's father set out on a cross-country walk to honor his son. (WTF? But anyway...)
    He was struck and killed by a truck yesterday in Colorado.

    http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2013/10/jadin_bells_father_joe_bell_of.html#incart_m-rpt-2