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Family of loss; suicide and murder.

by myxbeautifulxrescue on July 6, 2011   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Around this time last year, my family lost my uncle to suicide.
13 years ago, my great uncle went missing and just last week someone can forward saying they witnessed his murder. The murderer confessed and is already in prison for life for previous murders.


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