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A tragic story about a teenage couple from Ohio committing suicide just days apart has gone viral on Facebook.

Details surrounding the suicides are scarce, but according to online reports, 18-year-old Mercedes Shaday Smith took her own life in her college dorm room in Columbia, Kentucky on Thursday (Apr. 20), and her boyfriend, Markeice “Mari” Brown ended his life on Saturday (Apr. 22).

The entire situation is being heavily discussed on Facebook and has sparked a serious discussion about suicide awareness and depression. Read the complete story here

 

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