Teen Dies By Suicide In Class

‘Jeremy’ by Pearl Jam was inspired by Jeremy Delle’s suicide.

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On January 8, 1991, 15-year-old Jeremy Wade Delle arrived late for his second-period English class at Richardson High School in Richardson, Texas. His teacher, Miss Faye Barnett, told him to get an admittance slip from the school office.

Instead of going to the office, Jeremy went to his locker and took out a Smith & Wesson…




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