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What Made Maddy Run

The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen

by Kate Fagan

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What Made Maddy Run
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The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen
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Kate Fagan

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A sports journalist relates the story of Ivy League freshman and track star Maddy Holleran, who seemingly had it all and succeeded at everything she tried, but who secretly grappled with mental illness before taking her own life during the spring semester.

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