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Bullied Primghar teen couldn't see past his pain, committed suicide

Des Moines Register - Fourteen-year-old Kenneth James Weishuhn Jr. revealed to his family and fellow students a month ago that he was gay.

What followed were weeks of relentless bullying, on Facebook and in the halls of South O’Brien Community School in nearby Paullina — shouts of “Queer!” and far worse, family and friends say. The district superintendent and principal confirm one bullying incident at school.

Over the weekend, Weishuhn took his own life.  Read more.


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