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'Suicide' article deeply troubling

Published 15/02/2011 | 05:00

Kevin Myers' article dealing with suicide was troubling in both tone and content (Irish Independent, February 11).

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He fails to comprehend that it is precisely the depth of someone's anguish that compels them to seek escape from suffering in suicide rather than a longing for death.

Equally, it is the depth of this despair that prevents a person from imagining the hurt caused by their passing.

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