This is heartbreaking. A 9 year old from Birmingham who'd been bullied in school hanged herself Friday and died, according to al.com.

Fourth grader Maddie Whitsett reminds all of us to teach our children not to bully. Maddie also reminds us to be sure our kids are not victims.

Experts say to look for small things. Changes in eating habits, appearance, becoming withdrawn, and not wanting to go to school are all red flags for parents.

If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, contact the National Suicide Prevention Line at 1 800 273 TALK or the Crisis Text Line at 741 741.