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Out of the Darkness

lighthouseLast year I attended the Out of the Darkness Walk here in Virginia. It was my first time to participate and I wrote about it last year in a post titled the same as this one, “Out of the Darkness.”  Take a look at it to read about my experience.

My great grandfather committed suicide. I never got to meet him. My cousin’s father committed suicide while he was still a boy. He grows up now without his father. I have attempted suicide.

Suicide has touched my life in more ways than one.

I think raising money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is so important and I want to ask you, dear reader, to step forward and donate to this cause.

I know money is tight, it is for me as well, but maybe you could skip that morning latte and donate a few bucks to my fundraising efforts. Please.

Here is the link to my donation page. Thank you in advance for any help you can offer.


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Out of the Darkness

Elaina J. Martin

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Martin, E. (2014). Out of the Darkness. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 17, 2019, from


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