Khary   When asked where he wanted to tell the story of his mother’s suicide, he chose the shore of Lake Michigan because it represents the vastness of his loss.

Khary

When asked where he wanted to tell the story of his mother’s suicide, he chose the shore of Lake Michigan because it represents the vastness of his loss.

  Alexandria   Alexandria's brother ended his life by suicide with an unsecured firearm found at their father's house. Some time later, her stepmother - distraught with guilt and grief - also took her life.

Alexandria

Alexandria's brother ended his life by suicide with an unsecured firearm found at their father's house. Some time later, her stepmother - distraught with guilt and grief - also took her life.

  Ana   “How fast does a bullet fire?” “How fast is a life lost?”

Ana

“How fast does a bullet fire?” “How fast is a life lost?”

  Diane   Diane's daughter struggled with mental illness for much of her life - until she ultimately shot and killed herself 26 years to the day that her father killed himself. Diane says, “the medicine Angela took to save her life was far more regulated than the gun she used to end it."

Diane

Diane's daughter struggled with mental illness for much of her life - until she ultimately shot and killed herself 26 years to the day that her father killed himself. Diane says, “the medicine Angela took to save her life was far more regulated than the gun she used to end it."

  Lisa   Diane's granddaughter Lisa (name changed) still reels from her mother’s suicide with a gun. She sometimes harms herself as a result of the long-term impact of the trauma.

Lisa

Diane's granddaughter Lisa (name changed) still reels from her mother’s suicide with a gun. She sometimes harms herself as a result of the long-term impact of the trauma.

  David   Shortly before using a gun to end his life, David’s son called the police to tell them where they could find his body so his parents and brother would not worry.

David

Shortly before using a gun to end his life, David’s son called the police to tell them where they could find his body so his parents and brother would not worry.

  Patrick   Although a fellow soldier of Patrick’s died by gun suicide, the training that the Army provided did help him identify and save two others from taking their lives. Lindsay recalls that, when she was in the military 16 years ago, it was unheard of to ask for help.

Patrick

Although a fellow soldier of Patrick’s died by gun suicide, the training that the Army provided did help him identify and save two others from taking their lives. Lindsay recalls that, when she was in the military 16 years ago, it was unheard of to ask for help.

  Amber   Amber’s husband, a military veteran, shot and killed himself in their home. She continues to experience the effects of long-term PTSD.

Amber

Amber’s husband, a military veteran, shot and killed himself in their home. She continues to experience the effects of long-term PTSD.

  Jane  Jane believes that one of the hardest parts of surviving the trauma she’s experienced as a result of domestic abuse, and the suicide deaths of her husband and son, is realizing that she is deserving of a better life.

Jane
Jane believes that one of the hardest parts of surviving the trauma she’s experienced as a result of domestic abuse, and the suicide deaths of her husband and son, is realizing that she is deserving of a better life.

  Khary   When asked where he wanted to tell the story of his mother’s suicide, he chose the shore of Lake Michigan because it represents the vastness of his loss.
  Alexandria   Alexandria's brother ended his life by suicide with an unsecured firearm found at their father's house. Some time later, her stepmother - distraught with guilt and grief - also took her life.
  Ana   “How fast does a bullet fire?” “How fast is a life lost?”
  Diane   Diane's daughter struggled with mental illness for much of her life - until she ultimately shot and killed herself 26 years to the day that her father killed himself. Diane says, “the medicine Angela took to save her life was far more regulated than the gun she used to end it."
  Lisa   Diane's granddaughter Lisa (name changed) still reels from her mother’s suicide with a gun. She sometimes harms herself as a result of the long-term impact of the trauma.
  David   Shortly before using a gun to end his life, David’s son called the police to tell them where they could find his body so his parents and brother would not worry.
  Patrick   Although a fellow soldier of Patrick’s died by gun suicide, the training that the Army provided did help him identify and save two others from taking their lives. Lindsay recalls that, when she was in the military 16 years ago, it was unheard of to ask for help.
  Amber   Amber’s husband, a military veteran, shot and killed himself in their home. She continues to experience the effects of long-term PTSD.
  Jane  Jane believes that one of the hardest parts of surviving the trauma she’s experienced as a result of domestic abuse, and the suicide deaths of her husband and son, is realizing that she is deserving of a better life.

Khary

When asked where he wanted to tell the story of his mother’s suicide, he chose the shore of Lake Michigan because it represents the vastness of his loss.

Alexandria

Alexandria's brother ended his life by suicide with an unsecured firearm found at their father's house. Some time later, her stepmother - distraught with guilt and grief - also took her life.

Ana

“How fast does a bullet fire?” “How fast is a life lost?”

Diane

Diane's daughter struggled with mental illness for much of her life - until she ultimately shot and killed herself 26 years to the day that her father killed himself. Diane says, “the medicine Angela took to save her life was far more regulated than the gun she used to end it."

Lisa

Diane's granddaughter Lisa (name changed) still reels from her mother’s suicide with a gun. She sometimes harms herself as a result of the long-term impact of the trauma.

David

Shortly before using a gun to end his life, David’s son called the police to tell them where they could find his body so his parents and brother would not worry.

Patrick

Although a fellow soldier of Patrick’s died by gun suicide, the training that the Army provided did help him identify and save two others from taking their lives. Lindsay recalls that, when she was in the military 16 years ago, it was unheard of to ask for help.

Amber

Amber’s husband, a military veteran, shot and killed himself in their home. She continues to experience the effects of long-term PTSD.

Jane
Jane believes that one of the hardest parts of surviving the trauma she’s experienced as a result of domestic abuse, and the suicide deaths of her husband and son, is realizing that she is deserving of a better life.

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