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4 girls, 4 suicides, and a desperately broken system – APTN
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APTN National News
Girl 1: There was no crib in the home when she was born and by 16 she was dead by suicide.
Girl 2: Night after night she heard the beatings through the wall of her bedroom and by 15 she was dead by suicide.
Girl 3: She was raped at 14 and by 15 she was dead by suicide.
Girl 4: She saw her father sexually assault a relative and by 12 she was dead by suicide.
The stories of these four girls, whose identities cannot be revealed to protect the privacy of their families, are detailed in a leaked 2014 Manitoba Children’s Advocate Special Investigation Aggregate Report into the deaths of 14 children aged two months to 17 years.