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RALEIGH, N.C. — An 11-year-old boy is in the hospital after trying to commit suicide — the victim of bullying at school.
Michael Morones remains in WakeMed Tuesday with a tube down his throat and potentially life-long brain damage.
Michael tried to kill himself, apparently because he could no longer take the torrent of bullying he was facing at school.
Michael’s parents told WTVD that he was bullied because he likes the cartoon “My Little Pony.” The cartoon has a growing, and perhaps unlikely fan club — men and boys known as “Bronies.”
Michael’s mother Tiffany Morones-Suttle said that he’s a kid who is always full of energy and always dancing. She fears this is part of the reason he was teased so much.
Ten days ago, Michael decided to do something about it.
“He hung himself off the side of the bunk bed, off the railing,”…
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