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Metro Teen Empowers Peers through Sports Facility and Nonprofit

15-year-old Claire Tietgen is taking her struggles with bullying and suicide, and trying to make a difference. May 12 was a new chapter in her journey as she opens the door on her newest project. Click below to go to and watch the story.

When I tried to take my own life I think it was an opener to eyes to people, and to my parents that we need to do something or she's not going to be with us anymore,”

- Claire Tietgen

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