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Gay Teen Kills Himself After Years Of Bullying In Buffalo

Jamey Rodemeyer, a 14 years old gay kid was found dead outside his home of an apparent suicide in Buffalo. His parents Tracy and Tim Rodemeyer say that Jamey struggled with homophobic bullying at school

WIVB has the story:

A young life has been cut tragically short by suicide. Now, two grief stricken parents are vowing to carry on their son’s message.

Jamey Rodemeyer’s parents believe years of bullying drove their son to suicide. The Williamsville North freshman took his life Sunday, he was only 14 years old.

Jamey Rodemeyer posted a message online hoping that others would be inspired by his struggle with bullying. A part of the message reads, ?That’s all you have to do. Just love yourself and you’re set. And I promise you, it’ll get Better

Soon after coming home from a family camping trip, Jamey was found dead Sunday. His parents say he was always under pressure because of struggles with his sexuality.

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Parents carry on anti-bullying message: wivb.com

Here is Jamey It Gets Better message.