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Suicide and the love of others

I Just Found Out That the First Woman I Fell in Love with Killed Herself

A Remembrance of an Unrequited Love

I met her more than 40 years ago at a freshman dorm mixer in college. When I saw her a few days later in the elevator as it opened on our floor and I met her gaze, I leapt like a track hurdler into the open elevator over two guys wrestling like fools in front of the doors. She smiled knowingly at the maneuver.

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