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Lucia Smith is dedicated to talking to young people about depression and is organizing a walk to raise money for suicide prevention. David Samson / The Forum

Friend's suicide motivates Moorhead student to help others who are struggling

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MOORHEAD - A year ago, Lucia Smith was going through a low point in her young life.

The Moorhead High School senior was depressed and struggling at school and at home. Then, a month and a half ago, one of her friends, Chris, a junior at an area school, died by suicide. She had known him since she was 5 years old, she said.

She was struck by how she struggled with the same emotions as he had.

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