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Remembering 09/11/01

Seeing as how my Facebook feed was bombarded today with "10 year anniversary of 9/11" posts, I might as well jump on the bandwagon and resurrect a post from my Livejournal from 09/11/02. This was the first anniversary of 9/11 when I traveled into New York City to see Ground Zero with my mom. The location was still heavily fenced-off at this time, nothing but a massive hole in the ground where the Twin Towers once stood, and they were just starting to talk about building a memorial but there was some ... Continue Reading

World Suicide Prevention Day – 09/10/11

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, an annual day of awareness co-sponsored by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Each day, around 3000 people commit suicide. The goal of World Suicide Prevention Day is to bring "public attention on the unacceptable burden and costs of suicidal behaviours with diverse activities to promote understanding about suicide and highlight effective prevention activities." I never thought that I would ... Continue Reading