Dying Teenagers – level 1
This news is from the USA. It is about a problem. The problem is that young people commit suicide. Suicide is the second biggest killer of young people in the USA.
People watch how many people commit suicide. The number of people goes up between 1975 and 2016. Boys commit suicide more than girls.
However, this is changing. More and more girls are killing themselves. From 2007, more girls commit suicide every year. People do not know why. Some people say that more girls are committing suicide because of social media.
Difficult words: commit suicide (kill yourself), social media (Internet websites like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter).
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