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To Save A Teenager’s Life From Suicide

15 Mar


I’m really sad today.  I’ve received several messages about my post yesterday regarding the suicide of a 14 year old boy in my town.  After getting home, I sat down in front of my computer and read the messages and watched tribute videos people had made for him on YouTube.  I then scrolled through the Facebook R.I.P. page a friend had made for him.  The supportive comments were overwhelming, but isn’t this always the case after someone suicides?

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The Question of Suicide

10 Nov

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In the last few months, I’ve been reading my mother’s journals and trying to figure out some way to condense them into some book since they are a historical journal of woman’s change between the ages of 18 and 64.  She began her journals in her first days as a freshman at Indiana University and chronicled her life through her early years as a liberal in Chicago, her move with my father to Indianapolis, her years trying to “fit in” as a plastic surgeons wife, their divorce and through her years of recovery from alcoholism and rediscovering herself through her journey.

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