Australians mourn death of 14-year-old cyber bullying victim

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14-year-old commits suicide after being bullied

The memorial service for Amy "Dolly" Everett was held in the tiny Northern Territory town of Katherine near her family's cattle ranch.

Her family has blamed recent online bullying after Dolly's death last week but hasn't given specifics of the bullying or her cause of death. "And in this young girl's life with lethal effect".

Akubra hats also took time to fight for Dolly on their Facebook Page - calling for an end to bullying.

"Eight years ago, Dolly featured in a Christmas campaign for iconic Australian hat maker, Akubra, who released a statement on the teenager's death that supported the hashtags #stopbullyingnow * a href="" data-ft="{"tn":"*N","type":104}" *#doitfordolly * a href="" data-ft="{"tn":"*N","type":104}" *#justbekind.

The petition, addressed to prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, Apple, Google and Local Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry, has garnered almost 30,000 signatures.

"Dolly, you are loved and you will never be forgotten, " he wrote.

"Now that I have my one little girl it breaks my heart to think that even a girl who is this inspiring and handsome still gets ridiculed and bullied constantly". It is up to us to stand up when we see any kind of bullying behaviour.

"Firstly, we would like to thank the whole community for the overwhelming response we have received since our world came crashing down around us when our lovely Dolly left our family, " a family statement read.

Rebecca's son, Cody, who was friend of Dolly's, said he will miss the "proper down to earth girl". "She was just gorgeous".

The family shared one of her recent drawings - a skinny figure bent over backwards under the words, "speak even if your voice shakes".

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"This powerful message tells the dark, scary place our lovely angel had travelled to", the family said.

"We don't want another family to go through what we are going through", he said, according to BBC News.

On social media, he announced that the family was intent on raising awareness about bullying.

"It's tragic that no one knew something was wrong", he said.

"Sort of rips your guts out when you get this sort of news, this bullying is that out of control now".

Everett has invited the people who harassed his "Doll" to her funeral on Friday to see what they have wrought. He says, he wanted them to "witness the complete devastation" they created.

The family has asked mourners to donate to "Dolly's Dream" a trust set up in their daughter's honour, in lieu of flowers today.

Outspoken one-eyed truck driver Trevor Vale has urged people to raise online bullying awareness following the suicide of Amy "Dolly" Everett.

"Don't do it (bullying) because look what happens. a 14-year-old girl thought this was the only way out", he said.

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