Saying Goodbye to a Friend

Mount Kazbek in Georgia by Stephanie Gruner Buckley

You hit your fifties and people start dying. Parents, parents of friends, friends.

Just last week, a friend committed suicide. He’d been seen walking his dog a few hours earlier. I can’t stop thinking about him.

He was in his forties, had a wife and two kids, a good job. He had a lot to live for.



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Stephanie Gruner Buckley

Stephanie Gruner Buckley


Writer, editor, parent. Former staffer at Quartz, WSJ and Inc. magazine.