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Video: New Mexico teen commits suicide, blames anti-gay bullying

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July 16, 2013

Carlos Vigil, a 17-year-old New Mexico teen took his own life this week after leaving a suicide note on Twitter, the Latin Post reports:

"I'm sorry to those I offended over the years. I'm blind to see that I, as a human being, suck. I'm an individual who is doing an injustice to the world and it's time for me to leave," read a post on Vigil's Twitter account, continuing: "The kids in school are right, I am a loser, a freak, and a fag and in no way is that acceptable for people to deal with. I'm sorry for not being a person that would make people proud."

Friends of Vigil said that he had just returned from a trip out of state to North Carolina where he had spoken out against school bullying. Apparently, the reception he got on his trip was far from hospitable, and mere hours after he returned, Vigil killed himself via a still-undisclosed method.

Video courtesy of KRQE:

Bullying victim attempts suicide