In 2006, Paul Letourneau of Worcester, Mass., lost his parents, his home and his pet dog. And, that August, his life-long mild depression took a turn for the worse as he became suicidal.
"I said I didn't want to be alive anymore," Letourneau, 67, recalled telling his best friend.
He and his friend had gone for a walk when Letourneau confessed and pressed his friend about ways to die painlessly. His friend advised him to admit himself to a hospital.
"When I got back to the house, physically,...Full Story