Bullying or ragging can drive individuals to commit suicide.

Bullying or ragging can drive individuals to commit suicide.

Bullying or ragging can drive individuals to commit suicide. Bethany Thompson was left with an off-center smile after suffering nerve damage during a procedure to remove a tumor related to her battle with brain cancer. Eight years after defeating the cancer, the 11-year-old Ohio girl shot and killed herself after what her parents believe was relentless bullying over her smile. Bullying is a “serious public health problem,” and should no longer be dismissed as merely a matter of kids being kids, a leading panel of experts warned Tuesday. “Its prevalence perpetuates its…

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