I have nobody. I need someone. Amanda Todd, a once, promising happy young Canadian girl committed bullycide on Wednesday after relentless, senseless attacks— physical, emotional and psychological— over several years followed her from town to town. Her horrible story is hauntingly told in a youtube video with cue cards and shaking hands. A mistake that would unravel into years of stalking, black-mailing and bullying, this girl was shamed and made to feel worthless. Even when moving to place to place to get away from the abuse, the tormenters would find her and continue to cyberbully and physically bully this young woman who was trying her best to find someone who would love her as she is.
Bullied Teen Amanda Todd's Death Under Investigation
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Amanda Todd drew global attention to cyberbullying when she posted a YouTube video recounting her ordeal. She later took her own life in October when she was Aydin Coban, 40, faces five charges connected to Todd, including extortion, possession of child pornography and attempting to lure a child online. Read more: Man accused of cyberbullying Amanda Todd gets 11 years in Dutch jail for unrelated case. Coban was already sentenced March in the Netherlands to 10 years in prison for cyberbullying teen girls and gay men.
Amanda Michelle Todd November 27, — October 10,   was a year-old Canadian student and victim of cyberbullying who hanged herself at her home in Port Coquitlam , a city in the province of British Columbia , Canada. Before her death, Todd posted a video on YouTube in which she used a series of flash cards to tell her experience of being blackmailed into exposing her breasts via webcam ,  and of being bullied and physically assaulted. The video went viral after her death,  resulting in international media attention.
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