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Charlie Brown Killed Himself? Why We Keep Hurting Our Heroes and Our Cultural Icons

Another actor takes his own life: Why do we keep hurting ourselves? In the struggle for identity, we forget who we are

Photo by Karl Kuntz 11/08/2005) Photo from the Otterbein Theatre production of “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

“Charlie Brown Commits Suicide,” the headline read. It was 3:00 in the morning, and my first thought was, “What have they done…

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