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2021.08.03 23:27

I recently learned that a friend/former classmate ended her life

a few months ago. I'm in shock. The last time we spoke was around the beginning of the pandemic. She said she was sorry that she couldn't make it to my research presentation and that she wanted to read my research paper. And some time before that, we were laughing at work, talking about hanging out again. Over the years I've known her, it was clear that she was an extraordinary person. She graduated at the top of her class, volunteered at a hospital and various organizations, and wanted to spend the rest of her life helping people with mental health issues. She was also an amazing writer and artist, and had the ability to make anyone around her feel comfortable. At the same time, she had her demons and lived a very difficult life. But you wouldn't know because she hid her pain and anguish behind a smile.

I really regret not reaching out to her sooner. She crossed my mind a few times this year but I always said to myself I will message her 'tomorrow' or 'some other time.' I can't help but wonder if there was something I could have done to prevent this tragedy from happening. I was actually thinking about messaging her this week to catch up before I leave for grad school.

While I feel sad for her family, I feel sadder for the world because it lost a good person. The world will never be able to see her dreams or aspirations come to fruition.

If you're thinking about someone, ask them how they're doing. If you're not on good terms with someone, try to apologize and make peace 💓 In life, there's always today but not tomorrow.

For some people, tomorrow may never come.
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  • Carla Maria 2021.08.03 23:30

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    Ohm THat's so sad. I m sorry ☹️☹️
  • Erica 2021.08.03 23:34

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    I am really sorry to hear that😭😭…
  • Wilhelm 2021.08.03 23:41

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    rest in peace 😢
  • 锦世琉璃 2021.08.03 23:50

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    许多人的崩溃总在一瞬间。这也告诉我们要善待他人,减少悲剧的发生。
  • Lily 2021.08.04 00:36

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    Oh I am sorry about this sad news and her family
  • Lana 2021.08.04 00:45

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    There always today but not tomorrow 💐
  • Michelle 2021.08.04 01:07

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    Sometimes giving up is a kind of relief. She should have gotten some mental treatment, though. It's a pity for her family. I'm sorry to hear that.
  • Mosswang 2021.08.04 01:25

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    Heaven got another Angle.cherish the moment,life is fleeting!🙏
  • lizabelle 2021.08.04 01:52

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    Really sorry to know that, you are right, do what crosses mind, never wait for tomorrow, cherish people around.
  • Irek 2021.08.04 04:18

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    This is a very sad story. In the same way, I lost two good friends.
  • Ksenia 2021.08.04 05:48

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    I am so sorry to hear that. It must be really totally shocking..
  • Susan 2021.08.04 16:01

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    @Carla Maria @Erica @Wilhelm @锦世琉璃 @Lily @Lana @Michelle @Mosswang @lizabelle @Irek @Ksenia @ thanks everyone~ 🌹
  • Susan 2021.08.04 16:03

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    @Michelle yeah, she's received treatment in the past but it wasn't helpful 😞
  • Susan 2021.08.04 16:03

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    @Irek I'm sorry for your loss 🙏
  • Susan 2021.08.04 16:04

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    @Ksenia yes, totally shocking. My heart dropped when I heard the news
  • Ksenia 2021.08.04 19:06

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    @Susan I lost a friend a about a month ago, for other reasons, but still so shocking and unexpected at all. Still can’t believe he isn’t here any more.. This is all so sad and awful..

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