Posted Date: 07/19/2021
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CODY — It was clear to Soffy Anderson, 18, that the state needed to take action. She’d lost her sister to suicide and wished she’d known what signs to look for and how to intervene. When she took a break from class at Cody High School to testify to the Wyoming State Legislature, via Zoom, in favor of a bill that would have mandated suicide prevention education in schools, she was prepared for an easy win.
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