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My Son Died by Suicide, and I Don’t Know Why

Don’t focus on ‘why.’ Focus on why he didn’t ask for help.

Photo: An Kirillova/Getty Images

JJuly 27, 2019, began as an unremarkable summer day. It was a day for visiting with my mother and doing some chores around her house, a day for walking her dogs, a day for idle conversation and shopping for my youngest son’s freshman dorm room. It was a late afternoon for a hilarious dinner…

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Carrie Thompson

Carrie Thompson

A mother, a wife, a high school English teacher, and a suicide loss survivor on a quest for understanding and healing.