Death of Ned Vizzini

April 4, 1981 - December 19, 2013
New York, New York | Age 32

Popular young adult author, 32, dies in NY
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HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Ned Vizzini, a popular young adult author and television writer who wrote candidly and humorously about his struggles with depression, has committed suicide. He was 32.

Vizzini jumped off the roof of his parents' home in Brooklyn on Thursday, said his brother, Daniel Vizzini. New York City's medical examiner's office confirmed Friday that Vizzini took his own life. Daniel Vizzini said his brother had battled mental illness...

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