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Suicide Prevention and Awareness Day

LEWISBURG (WVVA)- Today Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester signed a proclamation declaring September 14, 2013 suicide prevention and awareness day.

Experts say suicide is the leading cause of death for people fifteen to twenty four in West Virginia.

The Hope Coalition for Greenbrier County wants all municipalities in the county to adopt the proclamation.

Members will be heading to Ronceverte next in hopes of getting Mayor David Smith's signature.

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