Unnecessary deaths

These people, who had contributed much to the world; who could be gratified by the lives they had touched; who seemed to have a passion and a calling; who had more accomplishments to point at than most of us ever do — each took his own life, a heinous act of nihilism, in his 40s. This past year saw the campaign, “It gets better,” telling kids struggling with bullying to stick it out, saying that once you grow up, you can put all that in perspective and move on with your life. Well, many people struggle with depression and hopelessness as adults too…

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Irreverently! Departed

Bob Hope, at his peak, was considered one of the funniest men on the planet. But show his performances to someone from the generations who…

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J.D. Salinger

Holden Caulfield’s Moments of Grace The spiritual wisdom of Salinger’s famous teen Midway through J.D. Salinger’s novel The Catcher in the Rye, the protagonist, Holden…

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