Newcomer Katherine Langford plays the role of Hannah, a young woman who takes her own life. Two weeks after her tragic death, a classmate named Clay finds a mysterious box on his porch. Inside the box are recordings made by Hannah — on whom Clay had a crush — in which she explains the 13 reasons why she chose to commit suicide. If Clay decides to listen to the recordings, he will find out if and how he made the list. This intricate and heart-wrenching tale is told through Clay and Hannah’s dual narratives.
There has been mixed emotions on social media about the new netflix original series 13 Reasons Why. The main focus around the discussion is that the show romanticizes suicide, and will give teens and the impressionable youth of today the idea that it is a heroic act.
The show isn’t intended as such. it’s a fictional story based around fictional characters and fictional scenarios.
Anyone who ever feels a need to talk, or access resources should always reach out to the system in place in there location, or friends and family.
This series is based on the book 13 reasons why by Jay Asher published in 2007