When My Crazy Father Actually Lost His Mind

And what it took to get him the help he needed.

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  • Tumbledown Manor - Femail
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    10/30/2014 - 3:06 pm | View Link
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    I was like, 'That's crazy, you're amazing.' She ... t be real.'" Goodin-Rogers, whose father, Tick ... I haven't lost anything.'" Through the ...
    10/30/2014 - 10:09 am | View Link
  • Growing Up Black and Irish in Southie - Boston Magazine
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    10/30/2014 - 10:05 am | View Link
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    ... reads: "Lost my phone, lost my friends, lost my ... It's not about going to crazy parties and ... a spot featuring Bob Weiss, the father of ...
    10/30/2014 - 9:02 am | View Link
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    10/26/2014 - 10:12 am | View Link
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    10/17/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    09/12/2014 - 7:42 pm | View Link
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    09/10/2014 - 12:01 am | View Link
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