How could I stay? [Contest Submission]
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Two years ago, today, my hero decided that he would take his life away from us. "Dad," I remembered saying, while trying to stem the pathetic flow from his wrists, "Dad, wake up." How could someone so happy die of sadness? How can a father be so frail?
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How could I stay? [Contest Submission]

by Hoftrugh

Two years ago, today, my hero decided that he would take his life away from us. "Dad," I remembered saying, while trying to stem the pathetic flow from his wrists, "Dad, wake up."

How could someone so happy die of sadness? How can a father be so frail?

I stared longingly, achingly, at the sleeping pills on my nightstand. Maybe I could be frail too, just like my dad. Maybe I could be free...

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