11-Year-Old Boy Dies By Suicide After Being Bullied for His Weight — BlackDoctor

(Photo credit: GoFundMe)Phillip Spruill, a handsome 11-year old older brother from Philadelphia, committed suicide apparently after being bullied repeatedly for months by his classmates. The fifth grader, who was targeted by bullies because of his weight, took his own life with a belt wrapped around his neck twice. A horrifying sight when his mother found…

11-Year-Old Boy Dies By Suicide After Being Bullied for His Weight — BlackDoctor

Y’all, we’ve got to do better. This bullying occurred in a “Black” school and “Black” neighborhood. Black suicide in kids 6-12 years old outnumber white suicide of the same age group. Please talk with your children about self-esteem and loving themselves.

One thought on “11-Year-Old Boy Dies By Suicide After Being Bullied for His Weight — BlackDoctor

  1. This is just absolutely awful!!!! I also recently read about the little girl who died and she, apparently, was being bullied to the point of having to fight and she was taken to the hospital where she died.

    Back in my day, we had bullies, but they were dealt with eventually by the school, the parents and sometimes, by the bullied, but I never heard of suicides as a result of bullying. This is insane what is going down today!

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