Originally posted on CBS.com
Alexandra Valoras would look so familiar to so many parents – the sweet little girl singing and dancing her way through her teen years, recognized for achieving outside the home, and thoroughly cherished inside it. “Alexandra, she was such a happy girl, so motivated and so just full of life,” said her mother, Alysia.
Just weeks after a family ski vacation, this 17-year-old high school junior, straight-A student, class officer and robotics whiz made her bed, tidied her room, and then walked to a highway overpass in Grafton, Massachusetts.
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