ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Hundreds of people gathered in St. Paul Sunday to support suicide prevention awareness.
Supporters participated in the Twin Cities Out of Darkness walk, just one of nearly 250 walks nationwide. The walks are expected to unite more than 100,000 people, and raise more than $7.5 million for suicide prevention programs.
According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, a suicide occurs in the United States every 13.7 minutes, and is the second leading cause of death among college students.
The AFSP says suicide claims more than 38,000 lives each year.
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