Who knew Jay Asher’s film adaptation of ’13 Reasons Why’ would leave the whole world in turmoil? Suicide is a difficult topic to tackle without being reductive. The series follows a group of 12 high school students as they piece together a story as it’s described on a series of tapes, left by the late protagonist, Hannah Baker. Hannah repeatedly pushes the people she might’ve known could’ve been there for her and cared for her. She could easily be the girl-next-door. Hannah’s suicide exposes the actions of her peers as it makes them feel guilty rather than the nuances of mental illness. Take a look at the most heart breaking Hannah Baker Quotes .