When My Crazy Father Actually Lost His Mind

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

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  • Megliola: Medway's Brown bruised, not beaten - Milford Daily News
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  • Father of James Holmes says he had seen son's wide-eyed smirk months before theater attack
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