ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 11, 1984
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(Studio) Suicide noted second most common cause of death among American teenagers.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Houston, Texas) Suicide epidemic among students at Clear Lake high school examined; films shown. [OFFICIAL - is trying to cope.] [Voice of principal Bird MENARD - addresses issue with student body.] Suicides of Lisa Schatz and Gary Shivers this week noted latest number students killing selves in past two mos. mentioned. [Wyn SHIVERS - feels attention given other suicides influenced her son.] [STUDENT - claims suicide pact has been agreed to by several students.] [PARENT - is confused.] [SHIVERS - recalls son's emotional problems stemming from her divorce.]
REPORTER: Charles Murphy
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