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NATIONAL STORY: 12-year-old's suicide spotlights cyber-bullying threat

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At the concrete plant where she leapt to her death, friends of Rebecca Sedwick have created a makeshift memorial. The stuffed animals and balloons left there reflect just how young she was - 12 years old.

Her mother, Tricia Norman, says her daughter's suicide came after months of bullying - on social media and in person.

"'If you haven't killed yourself yet, would you please just die?' They got what they wanted," she said through tears.

Norman said the bullying continued even after she complained to school officials.

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