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Posted: 04/17/2012 11:27 am Updated: 04/17/2012 11:33 am

"A gay Iowa teen has taken his own life after friends and family say that classmates sent him death threats on his cell phone and made him the subject of a Facebook hate group."

Kenneth Weishuhn, Gay Iowa Teen, Commits Suicide After Allegedly Receiving Death Threats (with Video)

Posted: 04/18/2012 1:17 pm

"Sister Kayla Weishuhn said Kenneth was actually quite popular before he came out last month. "He had a lot of friends but once they found out he was gay a lot of them turned on him." Kayla, a sophomore, told ABC 9 KCAUTV, before noting that many of her classmates also bullied her brother..."

Kenneth Weishuhn Suicide: Details In Gay Iowa Teen's Death After Allegedly Enduring Threats Emerge (w/Video)

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Very, very sad. So many young folks killingthemselves because they're different. My sympathy goes out to the family.

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