Marquise Tolbert of Fairburn, Georgia, tweeted the above statement before he took his own life in 2012.
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Marquise Tolbert of Fairburn, Georgia, tweeted the above statement before he took his own life in 2012.

Suicide is a leading cause of death in Georgia and has touched the lives of many people in the state. Schrence Echols of Fairburn, Georgia, lost her son Marquise Tolbert in 2012, when Tolbert took his own life.

 On Second Thought host Virginia Prescott speaks with Schrence Echols.

Tolbert's death came after he went on leave from military school near Augusta, Georgia.

If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK.