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Tennessee Teen Dies By Suicide After Being Outed Online | NBC Nightly News

16-year-old Channing Smith, who had not publicly identified as LGBTQ, was cyberbullied by classmates over his perceived sexuality when private text messages were made public last week. His family wants the teens involved to be held accountable.
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Tennessee Teen Dies By Suicide After Being Outed Online | NBC Nightly News


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  1. those little a holes who did this

  2. Parents need to teach their to live and left live. Those who make fun of this young men are insecure with their sexuality.

  3. So sad smh and unfortunate

  4. Looks like a media ploy for homosexuality.

  5. Why is this story go above so many other children who commit suicide? Because of the agenda? Truly pathetic

  6. No sympathy. If it was soliciting, it's too bad. There should be an investigation to see how he got that way? Home, school , church? Who scewed that kid up?

  7. Poor Channing. That's just awful. If I had a minor child in this day and age, I'd totally keep them off of social media.

  8. Guess why the DA didnt want to pursue charges against the so called "bullies,"…. cause its not his fault. Maybe Mother shouldve prepared him for the real world instead of preparing him for homosexuality.

  9. He had actual courage , unlike the cyberbulling morons. Nice PSA at end of clip.

  10. This is a very sad story and my heart is aching…

  11. Sad we still live in HATE we are creations of god

  12. Social media is the Great Filter. Get ready for a genetic purge.

  13. What a beautiful soul. He was just a child. My heart goes out to his friends and family. R.I.P. As time passes, don’t be to sad that he’s gone. Be happy he was here. 😔

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