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    Lil Nas X Took To TikTok To Share His Life Story, And It'll Hit You Right In The Feels

    He's done more in four years than some people do in a lifetime.

    Lil Nas X has never shied away from being honest about his rapid rise to fame.

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    It happened almost overnight.

    And he often uses humor to cope with the hardships he's endured throughout his life.

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    Which is why his latest four-part TikTok series revealing the struggles he overcame in his life to get to where he is now will hit you right in the heart.

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    It's like a mini emotional docuseries, so get ready.

    The first part, which he released last week, tells of his initial excitement at being the first in his family to go to college.

    Lil Nas X on TikTok with the caption, "Hey I'm Lil Nas X & this is my story! ... well, some of it"
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    In 2018, he began making music and released his first mixtape: Nasarati.

    Lil Nas X saying on TikTok, "In May 2018 I started making music"
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    After his grandmother's passing, his battle with depression, and his feelings of isolation in college, he dropped out and moved in with his sister. But then things started going downhill...

    Lil Nas X on TikTok with the caption, "My sister kicked me out. My brother who was helping me left to the military & my songs were no longer doing good"
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    He also chronicles the domestic violence he suffered at the hands of one of his siblings.

    In Part 2 of the series, he details the road to "Old Town Road."

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    He talks about his determination to promote the song on his own with what little money he had.

    Lil Nas X on TikTok with the caption "I didn't have any money to promote it...so I used memes...I posted them everywhere I could"
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    He utilized the strongest unifying force available: memes.

    And after saying no to other record labels that only wanted his song, he signed with Columbia Records in 2019.

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    Part 3 is where some of the real uplifting moments and feel-good videos pop in.

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    We all remember how "Old Town Road" blew up after Billy Ray Cyrus was featured.

    But while Lil Nas X's career was taking off, his health wasn't.

    Lil Nas X on TikTok with the caption "During this time I was smoking heavily & really anxious from the amount of success"
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    In the same year that he signed with Columbia Records, he moved into his own apartment, adopted two dogs, and had enough money that he afford rehab for his mom.

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    Yup, I'm crying.

    In Part 4, things get real again...

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    Lil Nas reminded us all of one of the most iconic Twitter moments of 2019: his coming out.

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    He did it and then took it back as a joke, and then came out again.

    Then he bravely shared some of the incidents that led up to his contemplating suicide.

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    "I found myself in a hotel room contemplating ending it all — but I didn't," he wrote.

    However, that's where the TikTok saga ends — so far.

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    So if anyone else wants a Part 5, time to go "heart" his videos on TikTok!

    The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. Other international suicide helplines can be found at befrienders.org. The Trevor Project, which provides help and suicide-prevention resources for LGBTQ youth, is 1-866-488-7386. You can also text TALK to 741741 for free, anonymous 24/7 crisis support in the US and Canada from the Crisis Text Line.

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