Chanelle Rae schoolmate: I could have met the same fate


By Melissa Jenkins
Herald-Sun
AS 14-year-old Chanelle Rae is laid to rest in Highton today, another teenager has reflected on the frightening fact she could have met the same fate. Year Nine student Sarah (not her real name) tried to kill herself about one month ago.

Like Chanelle, who took her own life last week, Sarah was the victim of school bullying – in person and on the internet. She attempted suicide following an extended campaign of bullying at the hands of schoolmates and someone who hacked into her Facebook and MSN Messenger accounts and, pretending to be her, posted nasty messages to others.

“I lost so many friends through that,” Sarah told AAP. “Every single day I would go back to school and go through being bullied and having this horrible feeling about every day waking up to go to this horrid place. Full story.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: