April 18, 2013
Teen suicide is a major issue in today’s society. Teen suicide has been the topic of numerous news headlines. Many of these victims were Amanda Todd, Tyler Clementi, Olivia Penpraze, Rehtaeha Parsons and many more that ended their own lives because of bullying. Bullying usually starts off as teasing but then turns into continuous teasing and mocking. According to WHO, someone around the globe commits suicide every forty seconds. Amanda Todd and Tyler Clementi both committed suicide because of bullying and cyber bullying. Amanda Todd was born on November 27, 1996 in British Columbia, Canada, Tyler Clementi was born on December 19, 1991 in Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States. Amanda Todd was a 10th grade student at CABE Secondary in Coquitlam; which is a school that caters to students who have experienced social and behavior issues in previous educational settings, while Tyler Clementi was a student at Ridgewood high school – Rutgers University. Amanda Todd committed suicide by hanging, when Tyler Clementi committed suicide by jumping from height which in this case the George Washington bridge. Amanda Todd committed suicide because she was bullied, cyber bullied, suffered major depression, anxiety, panic disorder, anorexia, Tyler Clementi committed suicide for he was bullied and cyber bullied. Amanda Todd committed suicide and died on October 10, 2012, Tyler Clementi committed suicide on September 22, 2010. Amanda Todd died in British Columbia, Canada, Tyler Clementi died in New York City, New York, U.S and he was 18 years old when he committed suicide. In the United States, suicide is currently the eighth leading cause of death for Americans, and for young adults between the ages of 15 and 24, suicide is the third leading cause of death. Amanda Todd's story is more popular than Tyler clementi's story Amanda Todd was the girl who was cyber bullied and then committed suicide. She used to meet and talk...