It started with a text.

On June 30th 2017 I got a text from my best friend stating “I don’t want to live anymore”. We have been friends since we were 10 years old. He is one of those friends I can always go to with any problem I have. I have watched him be successful in both school and athletics which led him to be a top division one athlete with promises for a long professional career in sports. The minute I heard him say those words I flashed back to the time we were 10 years old skating on the lake together and I thought to myself there’s no way this could be him. After 14 years of friendship I never saw this coming.

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