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The end of Sgt. Bagosy, USMC

Oh man. Take a minute to read this widow’s account of watching her Marine sergeant husband fall apart after he came home from Afghanistan. Two quotations that really struck me:  “I knew that we had run out of time.” And, as he contemplated suicide: “There is no way I can stop you from doing this, ...

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Oh man. Take a minute to read this widow’s account of watching her Marine sergeant husband fall apart after he came home from Afghanistan. Two quotations that really struck me: 

“I knew that we had run out of time.”

And, as he contemplated suicide:

“There is no way I can stop you from doing this, is there?” she said she asked her husband.

“No.”

If you know someone who seems suicidal, here is a phone number:

1-800-273-TALK

(HT to BD)

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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