Agnes McKeen

Love has somewhere to go

Every year 45,000 Americans take their own lives. When her son became one of them, Agnes McKeen says her old self died. The scared and weak woman who was not willing to fight or didn’t know how to fight or didn’t believe in herself enough to speak her truth died with her son. Now, she is weaving communities together to talk honestly about mental illness, so no other child will feel so isolated and alone. She is one of many across the US working to weave our society back together.

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  • Marjie
    Posted February 14, 2020 6:34 pm

    Thank you for this story.

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