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Backpack display focuses on student suicide

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4/9/2012 12:00 AM
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WTNH [VIDEO], April 9, 2012

WTNH [VIDEO], April 9, 2012: 1,100 backpacks are on display at UNH to commemorate the 1,100 students who commit suicide each year in the United States. "All of them have a story. There are a few hundred that have a personal meaning to them, pictures and words from families and friends. It's heartbreaking," said UNH sophomore Marissa Feldman. The national organization Active Minds has organized this traveling exhibit called Send Silence Packing all in an effort to create an awareness about depression and mental illness on campus.

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