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'Thirteen Reasons Why' shows how adults can really mess up teen angst

Mar 30, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

Teenagers. All those baby gifts I bought, last week it seems, have led to a Facebook feed of old friends describing terror-stricken rides in passenger seats while their offspring learn to drive. Others have wept real and virtual tears after dropping their firstborn off at college orientation.

Netflix's agonizingly sordid new drama "Thirteen Reasons Why," based on Jay Asher's best-selling 2007 young-adult novel about the suicide of a high school junior, seems to come from the same place as

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