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Love you so much my beautiful soul son.

Ali Mistelske

I am so sorry for the loss of James. I read what you have posted....and I am amazed at the strength in your words.
God Bless you and all that have been effected my his loss.
I lost my best friend Noble six months ago to suicide and it has been a very long road. Sending much love and light.


Cecilia Bradley

From another suicide loss Mom to another, so very sorry for the loss of your boy James, sending hugs to you and your family. We lost our son Ryan, age 25, just 5 months ago and our entire large families are forever effected and changed, especially me his Mom, my emotions are still so very raw and I'm in a fog of pain and confusion. I was deeply touched by the video honoring your son blended with suicide awareness/prevention, the song choice was perfect! I pray for all of our lost sons and daughters, it's absolutely shocking and sad how staggering the numbers are. God Bless.

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I may have lost my brother, my sister, my parent, my child, my friend, my spouse, my partner ... but I am alive.   I am a survivor of the dark night of unspeakable loss, of my own darkness and ... I am alive.

I am unwilling to stand idly by and allow shame to defeat love or silence to defeat action.  I stand for the enlightenment of a society that would hide from suicide ... and I am alive.

I am unwilling for my perseverance to be in vain.Unwilling for the passing of my loved one to be in shame. I loved them more than I loved myself and their life will have meaning in my action.  I am alive.

In a world blinded by the pursuit of pleasure, I am here to say that people are in pain. In a world rushing to get ahead, I am here to say that people are being left behind.In a world obsessed with the value of the market, I am here to speak for the value of life ... and I'm alive

This will be no quiet fight. I am the voice of audacity in the face of apathy. I am the spirit of bravery in a world of caution. I am a commitment of action in the face of neutrality.

I am into the light and I am alive."

Dan Pallotta at the Out of the Darkness Suicide Awareness Walk in DC, 2002

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I will carry you with me ...

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 Memorial Tattoos

"I'll cry with you,"
she whispered
"until we run out of tears.
Even if it's forever.
We'll do it together."

There it was . . . a simple
promise of connection.

The loving alliance of
grief and hope that
blesses both our breaking
apart and our coming
together again.

Molly Fumia, Safe Passage