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The Enterprise — Marcello Iaia
Hanging on to her grandson’s photo—and his memory—Mary Clark has been pushing a bill forward that would require schools to inform parents or legal guardians of the right to have students evaluated by the Committee on Special Education set up in each school district. The catalyst for her conception of the bill came after her grandson, Jerry Clark III, committed suicide in 2010 by hanging himself. She tattooed his death date, above a broken heart, on her shoulder.