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Marblehead Eagle Scout project arises from friend’s suicide

MARBLEHEAD — Mitchell Robson found out two years ago that one of the friends he'd made while competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington had committed suicide.

"I waited about a month — after the shock of it wore off — to decide I had to do something about this," said the St. John's Prep senior.

Robson, who won the  Item regional spelling bee three years in a row — which is how he came to be in Washington — looked  aroun…

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