Some schools are warning parents about the Netflix series that students are binge watching.
With it's graphic portrayal of depression and teen suicide, the popular new TV series has struck a cord with youth.
The series follows Hannah Baker, a high school student who kills herself and leaves behind cassette recordings for the 13 people she blames for her suicide.
It’s come under fire because of Baker’s graphic suicide scene in the final episode, which included a warning for viewers beforehand.
While the series is based on a popular young adult novel, it is not intended for viewers under 17.
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