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Kathy Brown wears her son's baseball cap as she describes his life from the day he was born until the day he committed suicide during a Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention presentation at WDC High School recently.

Suicide prevention program given to seventh-grade students at WDC

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Wadena-Deer Creek seventh-graders listened to a powerful message recently from the Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention program. Kathy Brown of Brainerd (pictured) spoke about her 22-year-old son, Judd, who committed suicide in 2006. She referred to suicide as a "silent cancer."


She said her son, Judd, dealt with depression and bullying from the time he was in middle school until his death.

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