Heartbroken Parents Of Bullied Teen Son Share Suicide Note

Man, this is tough. 

Daniel Fitzpatrick, father of 13-year-old Danny who died from suicide last week, has shared a video to Facebook and his son's tragic suicide note. 

In the note, Danny explains what lead to his death: relentless bullying at his school and refusal by the staff to step in and save his life. 

Fox 59 breaks it down:

According to Danny, he moved away from school and when he came back, his “old” friends bullied him constantly until he was goaded into a fight. He wrote that he tried to get help but no one would listen.

“I gave up,” the teen wrote. “The teachers either they didn’t do ANYTHING. Not get them in trouble even though they did trouble, I got in trouble instead.”

One teacher did listen to him and try to help, but that didn’t last long.

“I wanted to get out. I begged and pleaded," he wrote. "I failed, but I didn’t care. I was out. That’s all (I) wanted.”

In a video posted to Facebook, a tearful Daniel admits that "children can be such horrible creatures." 

 “They’re monsters. Disgusting little monsters. To the parents of the boys that tormented my son, all I have to say is I hope you never, never have to feel what my family is going through right now.”

"You get to hold your children every night and day for the rest of your lives and their natural lives," he continued. "I don’t get that anymore. Your little monsters took that from me and my wife and his sisters.”

We still have so much work to do.

Comments

+1
0
-1
[-]

Crying!! It's a shame that this is treated as normal behaviour now a days. 

All love

+1
0
-1
[-]

I am 16 years old and currently struggling with depression. Unfortunately this generation likes to spread hate. I was found in the school bathroom bleeding badly, going in and out of consciousness. When I got back the bullying didn't stop. In fact it got worse. Kids told me I should have died and that I'm worthless. I got jumped more and it really sucked. I don't understand how people can be so cruel to another person but unfortunately that's how it is. My heart breaks when I hear of yet another teen suicide, and yet people still continue to spread hate. This generation is truly a failure and I have completely lost Faith in humanity. Someone so young, just learning to find who they are and having big dreams. All taken away in an instant.

+1
0
-1
[-]

These little "monsters" didn't come by their hate from out of the ether. They mostly learn it from home. What do their parents hate? What does their extended family hate? When the Representatives and Senators who hate with a particular level of intensity towards LGBT persons, that is both teaching and license for middle and high schoolers. No, they didn't become monsters on their own. Someone helped them. Someone voiced or showed their own hate and the little monsters took it into themselves. What will it take for us to learn how to raise children without indoctrinating hate into them from their first memories? Can we find a way to abolish that hate from within ourselves before we try to raise children?

I built a world where a fictional society built a culture and learning system that did just that. I took Hillary Clinton's "It Takes a Village" and made it real. And, no, I've never actually read her book. She'd almost certainly be displeased with what I've done with her concepts, but, someone, somewhere, needs to build this community! 

Check out "Paradigm Lost, Jamari and the Manhood Rites, Part 1"

https://www.createspace.com/6040465

+1
0
-1
[-]

My heart breaks for you & yours. I'm 50yrs old and was bullied almost my entire school life as a kid because I was also kind and stood out from the monsters which made me a target to be bullied by monster asshole kids that must have had asshole mean parents. I told teachers but they did absolutely nothing & turned a blind eye. I also hole those bullies & their rotten parents pay for their part as they should. Sending you prayers, thoughts and peace. 

+1
0
-1
[-]

Prayers being said for you and your family at this very difficult time. There are no words I can say that would ease your pain. Just know that there are many people around the world who believe bullies should be punished by the law in every way possible.

I am a survivor of being bulled for most of my school years, I tried to take my own life a few times but for whatever reason I have no idea why I'm still here. I'm now a fifty year old.

Just know that I myself can honestly tell you I will says many prayers for your family.

Add new comment