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Making a Difference (Active Minds) #1080246

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 08, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The rise in the suicide rate noted.

(Birmingham, Alabama: Harry Smith) The Active Minds organization and the goal of its founder, Alison Malmon†, to raise awareness about suicide by spreading backpacks, each of which represents a student who took their own life, across college campuses featured; scenes shown from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. [STUDENT – says you never know what baggage students are really carrying.] [MALMON – comments on her brother, who suffered from mental illness and took his life while in college.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Smith, Harry
Duration:
00:02:20

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