SEPTEMBER 2019 SPOTLIGHT - JEREMY, AGE 18: THE DAY I LOST MY BROTHER TO SUICIDE…   The day my life changed forever I didn’t think much of it, I was only 8 after all. What I wanted to do was sit down and watch t.v. It truly didn’t hit me until I was around 12 that my brother was truly gone and how it really impacted the rest of my life from the moment it happened. I had many, many hard times; however I always knew that I was working toward my entire life, and I could not quit there. Now, I am off to college and I couldn’t be more proud. When I was 14 I was scared that I would do something like my brother did, but I never felt that it was necessary. I survived because of the people around me and the tragedy I have suffered. I always talk to my friends to see if they’re okay, and I help them through whatever they need. I don’t want people to feel that sort of pain, whether it be their friends or family.

SEPTEMBER 2019 SPOTLIGHT - JEREMY, AGE 18: THE DAY I LOST MY BROTHER TO SUICIDE…

The day my life changed forever I didn’t think much of it, I was only 8 after all. What I wanted to do was sit down and watch t.v. It truly didn’t hit me until I was around 12 that my brother was truly gone and how it really impacted the rest of my life from the moment it happened. I had many, many hard times; however I always knew that I was working toward my entire life, and I could not quit there. Now, I am off to college and I couldn’t be more proud. When I was 14 I was scared that I would do something like my brother did, but I never felt that it was necessary. I survived because of the people around me and the tragedy I have suffered. I always talk to my friends to see if they’re okay, and I help them through whatever they need. I don’t want people to feel that sort of pain, whether it be their friends or family.


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