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November 18, 2009

15-year-old Schenectady High School sophomore is recovering from a suicide attempt after he was bullied and fought back against his tormenter, according to his mother.

Tracy Bigelow said her son tried to kill himself on Nov. 4 by taking his whole bottle of epilepsy medication.

Bigelow said her son had been tormented on the bus since the start of the school year by a freshman boy who called him names like


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