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Popular TikToker and tattoo artist Noah Brady, who went by pworddestroyer69 on the platform, has died by suicide aged 21.
Brady’s mother, Rena Brady, took to social media to confirm the devastating news.
“He was kind. He was the life of the party. He was a friend to all and one of the least judgmental people I know. Those who know him know that he wasn’t the same person he portrayed on social media. His heart was huge but the pain he carried was more than he could take,” Rena wrote on Facebook.
She also revealed that Noah has suffered from depression since the “9th grade,” but it wasn’t until October 2022 that he opened up about it to his family.
“We tried everything we could in that short time to help him,” Rena wrote.
She added: “To say we are devastated [is] an understatement. Our hearts are empty. Mental illness is real. Please hug the ones you love.”