Turpin High School raises money to fight teen suicide


OUT AHEAD OF THE PACK.>>WE ARE ALREADY AT $1285.>>TURBINE IS OFF TO A HUGE LEAD
WITH A GOAL OF $10,000. THE 5K IS PUT ON BY ONE IN FIVE
TO RAISE MONEY FOR SUICIDE
PREVENTION.>>ONE AND FIVE IS A LOCAL
FOUNDATION FOR US. IT’S THE PERFECT OPPORTUNITY TO
MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN OUR
COMMUNITY.>>THIS YEAR’S RUN IS DEEPLY
PERSONAL.>>THIS IS THE FIRST TIME FOR ME
I WAS AFFECTED IN THAT TYPE OF
SITUATION. IT WAS ONE OF THE MOST
EYE-OPENING MOMENTS IN MY LIFE. THEY ARE STILL STRUGGLING WITH
THAT TODAY.>>TURPIN TEACHER LARRY CHIASTRI
IS LOOKING TO HAVE TOUGH
CONVERSATIONS ABOUT A TOPIC
THAT’S STILL STIGMATIZED. STUDENTS SAY THE PRESSURE OF
SOCIAL MEDIA IS ADDING A N
DIMENSION TO TRADITIONAL
STRUGGLES.>>BUT I FEEL WE’RE A TEAM. WE ALL HAVE CERTAIN ASPECTS THAT
WE CAN GIVE TO EACH OTHER. WE ALL HAVE A SPECIAL ABILITY TO
GIVE TO THIS WORLD. WE CAN’T LOOK AT SOMEONE JU
BECAUSE THEY ARE DIFFERENT THAN
US. INSTEAD OF LOOKING AT THEM WE
HAVE TO LOOK AT OURSELVES. WE’RE ALL DIFFERE

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