On December 31st, YouTube “star” Logan Paul uploaded a video to his channel featuring a suicide victim in Aokigahara, commonly known as the “suicide forest” because of the large number of people that take their own lives (estimates claim that over 100 suicides take place each year, although Japan no longer releases its death counts.)
“she felt alive. she could feel the blood running through her veins. she could feel every one of her nerves on fire”
“I attended Vaughan Road Academy (VRA) in its final year before it closed its doors forever in late June of 2017. I have been moving schools all my life, (I have been to 6 different schools) but VRA has, and always will, hold a special place in my teenage heart. “
Marley chuckled at her sister’s childlike behaviour. “Yeah, right,” she said, standing up as she gestured for Callie to follow. She turned on her heel, sauntering towards the staircase and was about to ascend the first step until the power went out.
2017 was a lot of things. For some people, it was the best year of their lives. For others, it was a bummer. Now, it’s a new year, and not surprisingly, there’s so much to look forward to.