CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 22, 2009
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(San Francisco: John Blackstone) The rash of suicides in Palo Alto, California by students from Gunn High School who threw themselves in front of trains featured; scenes shown of the railroad crossing; CDC estimate on teen suicide clusters cited. [Parent Ann HILLEN, student Matthew KIM- comment.] [Palo Alto School District superintendent Kevin SKELLY- says it’s a cruel irony that we haven’t found a solution.] [UCSF child psychiatrist Dr. Stuart LUSTIG- comments on the cluster phenomenon.] [Palo Alto police department Dan RYAN, Annenberg Public Policy Center Dan ROMER- worry the media attention will bring copycat deaths.]
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