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My son killed himself after being forced to go to school by official guidelines

Simon Brooks, 15, from Tonyrefail, South Wales, died from an overdose
His mother Julie said her son's life was made a misery at school by bullies
Claims she was under 'real pressure' to send him to school due to rules
She said: 'I was damned if I sent him to school and damned if I didn't'
Mother-of-five also criticised new leaflet which gives advice on attendance
Claims booklet is for 'making schools look good and not child's well-being'

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