The aftermath of a suicide is an endless tunnel – of pain, regrets and questions.
Could something have been done to stop him? Why did she do it? What warning signs were there?
The act of taking one’s life leaves no easy answers for those left behind.
“The majority of people who are survivors spend the rest of their lives not talking about this and suffering in silence,” said Mike Brose, executive director of the Mental Health Association in Tulsa, which will soon rename itself as as statewide group. “You don’t necessarily get over it, but you can get better.”
The board's five members were scheduled to go to trial in Oklahoma County District Court on Monday. But the board's chairman, Marc Dreyer of Tulsa, said Friday that prosecutors and defense attorneys have agreed to postpone the trial. No new date has been set.
Six months after a series of devastating tornados touched down in Central Oklahoma, we’re taking a look back this week at the recovery effort. In the aftermath of the storms, private charities raised close to $70 million, and tens of millions more in in-kind donations poured into the region. But some of that aid was more helpful than others.
In part one of our series today, we look at local businesses who donated their proceeds and the balance between good public relations and an altruistic desire to help.
In the course of a long and eventful life, author Doris Lessing was many things.
She was a mother — and a self-described "house mother" for a procession of starving artists, writers and political refugees. She was a refugee herself, from bourgeois respectability in 1940s Rhodesia. She was a campaigner against racism, a lover, an ardent communist, and a serial rescuer of cats.