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Memories of loss

I woke up this morning feeling fairly ok, but then I read something which made me into captain grumpy.

I should explain that the content was not what upset me or made me grumpy.

No, in fact it triggered a memory that I didn’t even realise I was recalling.

A memory I didn’t consciously think about at all really.

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Last night I caught a documentary on BBC3 about Suicide.

It was a very personal documentary hosted (is that the right word?) by UK rapper Professor Green who lost his own father to Suicide.

Not only was it very eye opening it was also very sensitively handled and in some ways inspiring.

Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 45 in Britain

It got me thinking about my own life. The people I have known and lost and why there is such a lack of understanding and communication on a subject that quite obviously needs more attention.

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