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WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning admitted falling apart during his detention and contemplating suicide as he took the stand Thursday for the first time at a pre-trial hearing. 

US Army Pfc. Bradley Manning (C) arrives for a hearing on November 28 in Fort Meade, Maryland. Manning admitted falling apart during his detention and contemplating suicide as he took the stand Thursday for the first time at a pre-trial hearing.

The 24-year-old US Army private, who faces possible life imprisonment over his alleged document dump to the secret-spilling WikiLeaks website, said he "started to fall apart" not long after being detained in May 2010.

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