The great-grandmother of Dolly Everett penned an original poem for the teen

The great-grandmother of Dolly Everett penned an original poem for the teen

Tick Everett, the father of Australian child model Dolly Everett shared an emotional Facebook post, in the wake of his 14-year-old daughter's death by suicide.

A former child model, who was once the face of an iconic Australian hat brand, killed herself because she couldn't take being hounded by cyber-bullies anymore, her family said. Seven News reported that the service had been organised so that Dolly's great-grandmother could farewell her, but instead the Our Lady of Lourdes church was packed with people wearing blue, the schoolgirl's favourite colour, in support of Vieda and the Everett family.

One message read: "Why don't you just go cut your wrist until you bleed out, you'll do everyone a favour".

Dolly and her family.

Darwin resident Mr Simpson told Daily Mail Australia: 'When they mentioned Dolly, I just lost it. "Our hearts go out to Dolly's family and friends." the post reads.

"I don't know how to put it into words or describe the feeling, but it really knocked me".

Around 300 people, many of them in her favorite color, blue, attended Dolly's funeral in the Northern Territory Friday.

"We don't want another family to go through what we are going through", Everett said.

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No one, whether it's a primary school student, teenager or 50-year-old mechanic, likes a bully and no one deserves to be bullied. "You will never know what have until it's gone".

Her father, Tick Everett, called her a "gentle and loving little girl".

Akubra Hats also addressed the tragedy on their Facebook page and called for an end to bullying.

Friends and strangers reflected on Dolly and her battle that has touched the nation's heart.

Dolly's family, meanwhile, has set up a trust called Dolly's Dream to raise awareness of bullying, depression and youth suicide.

"We need to make sure that anyone in crisis knows there is always someone to talk to".

Do you think this is an issue society needs to tackle as a priority?

In 2016, The Sun Online launched its Block The Bullying Campaign with the NSPCC in a bid to stamp out the sharing of vile videos showing children being attacked.

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