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Suicide hurts those closest to you

EDITOR:

Six years. It took that long to get over my wife's death. Suicide not only kills the victim but it leaves human wreckage behind.

At the time I worked as a church pastor. In that role I dealt with death often. So, with the proper support I hoped to manage a quick personal recovery.

However, to compound matters, I lost my job. You see, the good people of my congregation never found the ability to deal with the suicide of a pastor's wife, and consequently lost the ability to deal realistically with me as their pastor any longer.

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The Record Courier Updated Dec 24, 2012 04:44PM Published Dec 24, 2012 04:43PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.