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Logan Paul’s YouTube Comeback Sees Him Taking Suicide Seriously This Time

 

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Logan Paul seems to have learned his lesson. The YouTube personality returned to the social media platform three weeks after getting involved in a suicide-related controversy.

The over seven-minute clip that Paul uploaded on his official YouTube page served as an educational documentary, a public service announcement and an extended apology from his previous deed.

Earlier this month, he uploaded a clip on his YouTube channel featuring the body of a suicide victim. Paul seemingly made fun of the guy, and his actions drew flak from his critics, as well as his fans.

Who Is Kevin Hines?

Paul's latest video opened with Kevin Hines talking about suicide. The survivor also talked about his previous attempt to take his own life when he was just a teenager.

Hines, who currently works as a motivational speaker, told Logan that he was about to jump off the Golden Gate bridge thinking that no one really cared about him - and he did jump. The minute Hines let go of the railings, he realized that he still wanted to live. Hines miraculously survived.

Logan Paul Issues An Apology

The next part of the video centered on the controversy surrounding Paul. Following the incident, Paul issued an apology to the suicide victim and told his fans that he has learned his lesson.

In his recent video, Paul spoke with Bob Forrest, the founder of Alo House Recovery Center. The YouTube star admitted that he was unaware of the seriousness of suicide. Forrest said that suicide is the second leading cause of death in some parts of the world.

Paul said that he wants to be part of the solution to suicide. He traveled to New York City and had the chance to speak with Dr. John Draper, the director of National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The expert said that the first thing people contemplating suicide need to do is to reach out to someone for help.

"I think as a society, as human beings, we just have to be more compassionate and that includes me too," said Paul.

Paul's conversation with Hines was once again shown, and the latter seconded Dr. Draper's statement. Hines said that before he attempted to take his own life, he was desperate for someone to ask him if he was doing well.

"I am so grateful to be alive, and I am grateful today for every millisecond I get to breathe. 'Coz it was almost all whipped from me, by me," said Hines.

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