Yearbook cat photo teen Draven Rodriguez commits suicide, parents say

February 22, 2015 12:58 AM

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Yearbook cat photo teen Draven Rodriguez commits suicide, parents say

Draven Rodriguez -- the teen who won hearts around the world with his cat-loving, laser-filled yearbook photo -- has died at age 17. His parents told the Albany Times Union he committed suicide. Other sources also reported that he had taken his own life.

The teen's story went viral last September when he took a senior photo with his cat, Mr. Bigglesworth, and submitted a retro-style final product that included dramatic far-off stares and lasers. Rodriguez was told he would not be allowed to use the quirky photo in the Schenectady High School yearboo...

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