Red mock tombstones designating some of the more than 1,000 people who took their lives by suicide in Washington state in 2017 are displayed on a grassy area near the Legislative Building on March 12 at the Capitol in Olympia. The yellow vests on some of the markers are to indicate the victim was from the construction industry, drawstring backpacks serve to indicate youth deaths under the age of 19, and yellow ribbons indicate victims who were military veterans. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Red mock tombstones designating some of the more than 1,000 people who took their lives by suicide in Washington state in 2017 are displayed on a grassy area near the Legislative Building on March 12 at the Capitol in Olympia. The yellow vests on some of the markers are to indicate the victim was from the construction industry, drawstring backpacks serve to indicate youth deaths under the age of 19, and yellow ribbons indicate victims who were military veterans. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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