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  Bullied schoolgirl planned her funeral
Updated 29 January 2002, 10.34
Schoolgirl Laura Grimes, who committed suicide
A Bristol schoolgirl who killed herself because of bullying planned her own funeral and left a will, it has been revealed.

Laura Grimes wrote lots of letters about her bullying before committing suicide at the age of 14 in July 2001.

Laura planned for one of the letters to be read out at her funeral. She wrote about what her daily life was like.

Letter for funeral

It read: "Don't worry about me, I have gone up above where I really want to be, no bullies, no school, just happiness."

Another letter that Laura wrote for the bullies warned them that they "should never pick on anyone else".

Parents had no idea

Laura's parents didn't know she had written the letters until a special investigation into her death was completed. They decided to let other people read them to try and help stop bullying.



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