"I managed to keepcalm and explained to her that people'sminds are very disturbed, andoften they don't really want to die.

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A check of Hannah's home page onsocial networking site Bebo revealedher pseudonym, Living Disaster, andthat she'd decorated it with a pictureof an emo girl with bloody wrists.

Another picture showed a child'sexercise book scrawled with thewords: "Dear Diary, today I give up."While Hannah's wrist injuries mayhave been slight, the issue of selfharmamong adolescents is causinggrowing concern in British schools.

Levi insists that her mother isworrying unnecessarily."I think many of the concernsaround emos aren't true," she says."To me, emos skateboard a lot,dress in darker colours and listen toalternative rock music.

"It's also truethey probably think about feelingsmore than other people.

Her favourite T-shirt is patterned with skulls, and shespends hours in her room listeningto music by My Chemical Romance."Their lyrics seem to be associatedwith depression and self-harm, and I feel shock when I listen to them,"says her mother.

"Levi seems tohave gone from being a lively girlwho enjoyed having friends around,to someone who has become quiteintroverted."When the topic of suicide wasraised, Lorraine became so concernedthat she telephoned Levi'sfather, David, from whom sheis separated."He reminded me that I used to bea rebel, too," she says.

Hannah was a happy 13-year-old until she became an 'emo' - part of a sinister teenage craze that romanticises death. Here, her devastated mother tells other parents: No child is safe On the night before she died, she came into their room, kissed her father Raymond on the cheek and cheerfully told him: "I love you, Dad." The following day Hannah's mother Heather went to check on her daughter and found her hanging by a tie from the top rail of her bunk bed. She screamed for her husband to come, but try as he might it was too late: there was simply nothing that he could do to save Hannah's life.

In the unending bleakness of the weeks that have followed, the couple have fought to make sense of what happened.

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