A 16-year-old girl from Grand Rapids, Michigan revealed that her mom committed suicide in a YouTube video.

In the video she says: "On October 5th, 2011, my mom died...I found her in my woods hanging. She committed suicide."

The teen then explains that the reason she is smiling instead of crying is because her beautiful mom would want her to be happy. She then holds up a sign saying: "She loved to see me smile."

The girl then flashes a photograph of her mother and kisses it, smiling, before telling viewers that though she misses her, "she is in a better place now and I have the best guardian angel ever."

She also makes a great point.  If you or someone you know is having thoughts about suicide, get help.

PS. Don't watch this without plenty of tissue.