KHARY. When asked where he wanted to be photographed, Khary chose the shore of Lake Michigan - as he feels it represents the vastness of the loss of his mother, who committed suicide when he was just a baby.
DIANE. Diane's daughter wrestled with mental illness for much of her life - until she ultimately killed herself on the anniversary of when her father killed himself.
"The medicine she 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 the suicide of her mother. She no longer engages in self-mutilation but wrestles with other destructive behavior.
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 wouldn’t worry.
AMBER. "He put the gun to the roof of his mouth and pulled the trigger. I always knew that he'd make me watch it."