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NASA warns Mayan apocalypse stories pose threat to frightened children and suicidal teenagers

NASA warns Mayan apocalypse stories pose threat to frightened children and suicidal teenagers

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration warns that 2012 Mayan apocalypse rumors pose a real-life threat to frightened children and depressive teenagers

Some say they can't eat, or are too worried to sleep, while others say that they are suicidal, according to NASA astrobiologist David Morrison

The apocalypse rumors began with claims that Nibiru, a rogue planet discovered by the Sumerians, will crash into Earth on December 21, killing everyone

By DAMIAN GHIGLIOTTY
PUBLISHED: 19:19 EST, 29 November 2012
UPDATED: 23:30 EST, 29 November 2012

While some are throwing fantastical Doomsday countdown parties, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is issuing grave warnings that 2012 Mayan apocalypse rumors pose a real-life threat to frightened children and depressive teenagers.

David Morrison, an astrobiologist at NASA Ames Research Center, said on Wednesday that he receives a large number of emails and letters from worried citizens, most often from young people.

Some say they can't eat, or are too worried to sleep, while others say they are suicidal, Morrison said.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2240718/2012-Mayan-a...

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Please see thread on psychiatric drugs killing kids

Perhaps NASA could look into that if they are worried about suicidal teens?

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

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It's a good thing our daddy government is here to protect us from scary things.