Deenellia Ganasen, 11, died following a brain tumour. Picture: Supplied

Durban - Taunted and teased, Deenellia Ganasen dreaded going to school.

For the past few months the 11-year-old Chatsworth girl was full of despair as she sought acceptance and friendship, which she never received - until it was too late.

Her parents knew she was troubled, even wanting to move her to another school. But they never knew how deep her pain was, or what was lurking in her head.

It was a brain tumour that was to eventually silence her forever.

Watch her parents emotional tribute and read the full story in POST this week.