Do not talk to me about poverty. I lived it. So yeah, I'm a though guy too. You are (and like 80% of the posters so far) being just plain inconsiderate towards depression sufferers.
I guess you mean the early teenage "light depression". Yes, everyone goes through something similar at that age, but it is not depression in itself. It can in itself lead to more serious cases of depression, but often everyone grows out of it.
Anyways, I'm not being inconsiderate. I see neither her mother, family or anyone associated to her on this thread. You, however, have done they typical thing and through association, have attached yourself emotionally to her because she probably shares some common issues with someone you know.
I call it the "Titanic". Why did everyone cry when people pretended to die on a screen? Because people tend to become emotionally attached by thinking, 'how would i feel if that was my _________ drowning to death'. Similarily(sp?) why did so many people mourn for Laci Peterson? She was one of a million women who go missing each year. Why did so many people attend her funeral that didn't even know her? It's association through our minds ability to connect feelings and emotion when thinking of what COULD happen to people we care about.