When My Crazy Father Actually Lost His Mind

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

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    Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
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  • Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickensStudy: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens
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  • After a bomb took his sight, Snyder took gold in Paralympic swimming - KansasCity.com
    Snyder waited for his father or grandfather ... "Everything's not lost because you can't see ... this dope Brad Snyder walk into this crazy life ...
    07/25/2016 - 4:45 am | View Link
  • Through the darkness, blind veteran Brad Snyder becomes one of the ... - Los Angeles Times
    Snyder waited for his father or grandfather — ... “Everything's not lost because you can’t ... this dope Brad Snyder walk into this crazy ...
    07/24/2016 - 3:07 pm | View Link
  • Olympic media roundtable: Concerns and thoughts about 2016 Rio Games - SI.com
    But I’m also going to say modern pentathlon, which is this crazy, quirky event that, once you see it in person, is utterly captivating.
    07/24/2016 - 10:50 am | View Link
  • Jeff Gordon has another chance for a perfect end to his marvelous ... - Sporting News
    ... in the 1990s. The irony is not lost on Gordon. ... It’s kind of crazy when you start doing the ... on winning | Biffle honoring late father ...
    07/24/2016 - 10:24 am | View Link
  • Richard Deitsch: Olympic media roundtable: Concerns and thoughts ... - SI.com
    But I’m also going to say modern pentathlon, which is this crazy, quirky event that, once you see it in person, is utterly captivating.
    07/24/2016 - 8:56 am | View Link
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  • Trump: Still Crazy, Even as the Nominee; The Vendetta on Conservatives
    THEN, Trump resurrected the the untruth of the year, deranged even for him: that Cruz's father was associated with Lee Harvey ... Trump's forgotten all about her and lost control of himself over a slight that means nothing, at least not to any normal ...
    07/22/2016 - 3:43 pm | View Link
  • The crazy, drug-fueled story behind one of Hollywood's most notorious lost movies
    Hopper lost 30 pounds and cleaned up his look for “The Last Movie ... She said it was something her father was still striving for before dying of prostate cancer at the age of 74. "It was an exciting time when he got the rights back," Marin said.
    07/20/2016 - 3:32 am | View Link
  • 'We're Going Crazy': Family of Missing UC Berkeley Student Heading to Nice, France to Search For Him
    On Saturday, NBC News confirmed that Nicolas Leslie's father, Conrad, left his home in Del Mar and was ... who also experienced Thursday's attack, said, "Basically, we lost our friend." French police, however, weren't of much help, Kukreja alleged.
    07/15/2016 - 8:00 pm | View Link
  • Book Review: Get a glimpse into another world in 'Crazy Rich Asians'
    Yes, still a bit soap-opera plot-wise, but it moves the story along. Rachel and Nicholas head off once again to Asia, this time, mainland China, to meet the long-lost father, who may or may not be all he appears to be. Both books use the plot as a device ...
    06/20/2016 - 10:11 pm | View Link
  • WATCH: Courtroom Goes Crazy When Father Sees Daughter’s Killer Smirk One Too Many Times
    Van Terry’s sister, Sonya Richardson, told Cleveland.com the killer’s heartless smile had simply made the heartbroken father snap. “He was upset. He’s telling you that he lost his baby, that’s a slice of his heaven, and [Madison] is sitting over ...
    06/3/2016 - 12:47 am | View Link
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  • Crazy Poems
    Crazy poems written by famous poets. Browse through to read poems for crazy. This page has the widest range of crazy love and quotes.
    07/22/2016 - 4:13 am | View Website
  • Check out the crazy, racist, islamophobic Facebook posts ...
    We've found the Queen of Derplahoma! About a month or so ago, we profiled the local almonds, acorns and pecans behind Donald Trump's Oklahoma
    07/19/2016 - 6:29 pm | View Website
  • Search For The Lost Trail of Crazy Horse
    “After my father died, I spoke at a Lakota College about my father’s book. The professor had previously told the students I was doing research on Crazy Horse and ...
    07/19/2016 - 9:03 am | View Website
  • Crazy Horse
    Crazy Horse, even when dying, refused to lie on the white man's cot. He insisted on being placed on the floor. Armed soldiers stood by until he died.
    07/18/2016 - 3:17 pm | View Website
  • The Music of Henry Clay Work (1832-1884)
    The American 19th century music of Henry Clay Work (1832-1884), among America's most popular songwriters, most famous for 'Kingdom Coming', 'Marching Through Georgia ...
    07/17/2016 - 3:18 pm | View Website
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