Father’s Day Is A Nightmare

But brings back precious memories

Photograph of John Walter, author of the article and his daughter, Holly.
Holly and me - by author

I have two daughters. Holly lived life on full throttle for 28 years and then stopped. Two years after this photograph on a hot summer morning, she sent her last text to me, “Love you, daddy”, and took her own life. Like everything she did, Holly thoroughly researched and planned this final act, and it was sure to be successful.

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