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She was gone for 88 minutes and came back to a heartbreaking discovery. Her 10-year-old was dead.

Tami Charles' son, Seven Bridges, died by suicide in 2019. She said the bullying he encountered resulted in his death.

Ciara Bri'd Frisbie, Matt Livingston, Donesha Aldridge (11Alive), Madison Carter, Erin Peterson

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Published: 7:37 PM EST January 21, 2022
Updated: 11:02 AM EST January 23, 2022

Editor's note: This story contains racist language and graphic descriptions of death by suicide involving children. If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide, help is available. Call the National Suicide Prevention Line at 1-800-273-8255.

Tami Charles was often told she couldn't have children -- but her "miracle child," Seven Bridges, made her life complete.

"Seven being the number of completions, seven being God's perfect number," she said. "But more than anything that I raised him on was --- how many times do you forgive your enemy? Seven times 70."

"I treated him like he was a miracle and that he was loved every single day," she said.

Charles said when Seven was a little boy, he wanted to be a superhero.

"I knew that he was a gift and that is why he was so exposed to so many things... I have seen the world," she said. "I just took my time to see it again through his eyes."

But her miracle child's life was cut short. She said bullying is to blame.

In the first episode of the series "A Different Cry," Charles shares her son's story.

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