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A VIEW FROM THE EDGE - V

 Finally I heard his truck at four A.M. and with tears in my eyes, I raced down the stairs and hugged him, and begged him profusely to forgive me.  2,045 more words

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A VIEW FROM THE EDGE - IV

Odd, I never noticed the magazine quote Chad had cut out and pasted to the lamp in his bedroom until after he was gone.  It said, “Marijuana, at least it’s not Crack!”  Drugs were just not an option or something I worried about in my household.  608 more words

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A VIEW FROM THE EDGE - III

Just for one second, I thought, “Jesus, did he kill himself?” But my rational mind answered quickly.  No, he wouldn’t do that.  Why would he have said he’d check himself in?  447 more words

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A VIEW FROM THE EDGE-II

Why would he have said that if he had no plans of trying?  Why would he have called his boss for a ride to work?  Why would he have stopped to buy cottage cheese for his lunch that day?  350 more words

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A VIEW FROM THE EDGE

~Self medicating on adrenaline most of his life, my son, Chad, lived on the edge.   I would find myself on that edge more than once trying to save him… 749 more words

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Off-Topic, But HEY, I Love my kids...

Thoughts on social media and kids:

Sometimes I wonder if, as parents, we should encourage our kiddos to post less on social media. Not necessarily for the reason you may think… I’m thinking of how many times kids get their feelings hurt over friendships and popularity and everyone hanging out without inviting so and so…. 385 more words

Murdered, by Bullies

Technically, it’s, a SUICIDE, but, after you reviewed over the evidence left behind, you may think otherwise…

She’d been, taunted since she entered into high school, and, she had those braces on her teeth, and, you KNOW how those teens cared so much about the way they looked, right? 450 more words

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