How One Dallas Family Is Dealing With The Aftermath Of Suicide

The Center for Disease Control found that there were more than 47,000 suicides in 2017.

By Syeda HasanJuly 3, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From KERA:

Vanessa Fernandes and her son Armande Patel are about to talk for the first time about what their family went through in 2015. They sit at a conference room table, tucked away on the first floor of a shopping mall where Fernandes is an executive at a major retail store. Her son is in college, studying finance.

That year, Fernandes’ husband Shane Jackson gave her some life-changing news. His daughter — her stepdaughter — had died by suicide.

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