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10-year-old boy commits suicide after health criticism in school

It was a moment of sorrow and sadness after a 10-year-old boy Seven Bridges, allegedly committed suicide after he was criticised at school for wearing a colostomy bag. Bridges, from Kentucky, hanged himself at his family’s home on Saturday  while his mother was out on grocery shopping, WHAS-TV reported. The child’s mother, Tami Charles, said she found him hanging inside a closet. “I saw my son dead. That’s something in my head,” Tami Charles told the station. Bridges was born with an unspecified bowel condition and endured 26 unsuccessful surgeries to fix the issue, WDRB-TV reported. The ailment resulted in the need to wear a colostomy bag. A colostomy bag collects waste from a portion of the colon outside the body, according to the Mayo Clinic. Bullies reportedly targeted the child over the smell from the bag. Bridges endured months of repeated bullying, his mom told the station. “JCPS: You all failed my baby,” Charlies said of her son’s sch

Obi,Agbaje pulls massive crowd as they visit Ladipo market and computer village

The Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Peter Obi, and the party’s governorship candidate in Lagos, Mr Jimi Agbaje, on Wednesday set the popular Computer Village in Ikeja, and Ladipo Auto Spare parts Market, Mushin, all in Lagos on fire as their campaign train berthed at both markets. The two candidates, alongside the party’s deputy governorship candidate in the state, Mrs Haleema Busari and others, walked round the market interacting with traders and visitors alike. At the Computer Village, Obi and Agbaje held a meeting with officials of Computer and Allied Products Dealers Association of Nigeria, CAPDAN, before going round the market. The duo acknowledged cheers from an excited crowd of people who chanted their support for them as they moved from one location to another. Party faithful and supporters together with traders and visitors danced to lively tunes from flutists and drummers on the candidates’ train, giving it all a carnival-lik