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Photos: Canadian teenager Rehtaeh Parsons

Updated 1:29 PM ET, Fri August 9, 2013
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Canadian teenager Rehtaeh Parsons, who was allegedly gang-raped and bullied, was hospitalized after she tried to hang herself on Thursday, April 4. The high school student from Halifax, Nova Scotia, was taken off life support three days later. Two 18-year-old men face child pornography charges in connection with the case. Courtesy Leah Parsons
A Facebook tribute page set up by her mother, Leah Parsons, shows Parsons over the years. Courtesy Leah Parsons
She struggled emotionally, especially after a police investigation ended without criminal charges, her mother wrote on her tribute page. Courtesy Leah Parsons
She developed suicidal thoughts as a result of the sexual assault and bullying that followed, according to her family. Courtesy Leah Parsons
"An investigation was conducted into the alleged sexual assault," said Cpl. Scott MacRae, a spokesman for the police. "In consultation with the crown, the decision was made that there was insufficient evidence to proceed with charges." Courtesy Leah Parsons
The teen's relatives said they hope their story helps families going through the same pain. Courtesy Leah Parsons