Deborah Brosseau

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Suicide Is a Tragic Hollywood Story That Needs a New Ending

The entire country mourns when a celebrity or public figure ends his or her life, but in L.A. it can seem even more impactful because, more often than not, they had a connection here. The grief feels personal because of the influence they had on our lives and the world, even if we didn’t know them. The recent losses of designer Kate Spade and chef/world traveler Anthony Bourdain have brought the problem to the forefront, but this isn’t a famous-people issue. In L.A., where suicide is on the rise, it is important to talk about prevention and awareness....
LA Weekly