• 06:25:53 pm on March 31, 2010 | 0
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    Suicide in South Hadley

    The criminal charges filed against nine students Monday in connection with the bullying of the 15-year-old high school student Phoebe Prince, who killed herself in January, took the town of South Hadley, Mass., by surprise. Six teenagers were charged with felonies and saw their names and photos on the evening news. Three more were charged as juveniles. That’s a price for bullying that kids almost never pay. These charges will reverberate in this small town for a long time to come. For many people who live here, the charges challenge a fundamental conception of South Hadley as a nice, ordinary, middle-class small town. As such, some residents were willing to work with school

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