Monday, March 9, 2015

Suicide is not Painless

Most of us remember the theme song from Mash, “Suicide is Painless:”

Through early morning fog I see
visions of the things to be
the pains that are withheld for me
I realize and I can see…

Philip Connors, through the suicide of his brother, would come to see many things. About his brother, about his own life and about the pain of loneliness and of childhood trauma. And most of all, about the need to connect with each other and the lifetime power of those connections.

Philip Connors, the acclaimed author of Fire Season, shares his pain and guilt in All the Wrong Places: A Life Lost and Found

My conversation with Philip Connors:

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