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R.I.P Laisha Gross: Bullying Will Stop and People Are Here

Hey guys, before you keep on reading, it would be nice if you stopped for a brief moment of silence. On Sunday, February 17, 2013, Laisha GrossĀ attemptedĀ suicide by hanging. The young girl did not die right away, but was sent to a D.C. hospital where she died on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 6:15 A.M. […]

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A Faith Perspective: Why would God take away teens?

In the last month, two teens from our region have been tragically taken from us. We have also reached the 3 year anniversary of the tragic losses of Nick Adenhart, Ben Burger and Ryan Myers. Unfortunately, I have seen many of my friends and classmates experience tragic loss up close and personal too many times. […]

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Remembering Mitchell and Quinn: Pulling Together When a Friend or Classmate Dies

I asked our friend Robin Morris of Hospice of Washington County for some tips for teens who are dealing with the death of a friend. The last month has been a difficult one for many people, first with the loss of Quinn Hoover, and now with the loss of Mitchell Akers. It’s a small county, […]

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