Too many kids show worrying signs of fragility from a very young age. Imagine for a moment that the future is going to be even more stressful than the present. You probably believe it. According to a survey from the Pew Research Center last year, 60 percent of American adults think that three decades from now, the U. Almost two-thirds say it will be even more divided politically. Fifty-nine percent think the environment will be degraded.
Parents blindsided by daughter's tragic suicide hope her story helps save others
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His parents, Alie and David Christensen, are in the communications business. He is of Danish father and Swedish and Italian mother descent. Hayden set out to become an actor when a chance encounter at the age of eight placed him in his first commercial, for Pringles. When he was thirteen, he had starring roles in several dramatic television series. On the series, Hayden showed off his acting talent as a teen who was sexually molested by his stepmother, and turns to drugs in despair. Later, he appeared in the television movie Trapped in a Purple Haze , where he co-starred with his friend Jonathan Jackson.
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The Virgin Suicides is based on the best selling debut novel of the same name by the American author Jeffrey Eugenides. The film follows the lives of five adolescent sisters, in an upper-middle-class suburb of Detroit during the late s. After the youngest sister, Cecilia, makes an initial attempt at suicide, all of the girls are put under close scrutiny by their parents, eventually being confined to their home, which leads to their increasingly depressive and isolated behavior. As in the novel, the film is told in first person plural , from the perspective of a group of adolescent boys in the neighbourhood who are fascinated by the girls.