A Visit From an Old Friend
December 10, 2019
Hosted by Marshall Adler
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A lifelong friend of my son Matt came for a visit after learning of Matt's passing. He told us about the effect of his friendship with Matt had on his life and how much he loved Matt.
What My Son’s Death by Suicide Taught Me About Life
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Our guests include amazing people who have suffered loss and learned to not only survive but actually thrive after their loss. They will provide real life insight into loss, survival and redemption. This show will address recovering from a tragedy of a suicide of a loved one. The topics to be covered include grief, the family dynamics of recovering from loss and how to live a life of meaning after the tragedy of suicide.
I am a graduate of Duke University Law School who has practiced law in Orlando, Florida for the past 38 years. My life was forever changed on July 22, 2018 when my 32 year old son, Matt, died by suicide. Two days later on July 24, 2018, my mother also passed away. Since Matt’s passing, I have been on a journey of grief, loss and redemption. I have personally talked to scores of survivors who have lost a loved one to suicide.
As a result of this tragedy, I have decided to dedicate the rest of my life to analyze why we are in the middle of a suicide epidemic. The purpose of this show is to be a forum where fellow survivors of a loved one’s suicide can have a resource to learn how to live a life of meaning after the tragedy of suicide.