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A story of a Detroit athlete and his brothers suicide

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#1 Shaman


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Posted 06 April 2013 - 07:48 PM

I know this will probably be moved, but I hope in the time it stays on the front page it will get to as many people as possible, This is about Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer and his brothers untimely death. It is one of the most touching stories I have ever read.


Max Scherzer: A brother's passage

Feuer und Wasser kommt nicht zusammen
Kann man nicht binden sind nicht verwandt
In Funken versunken steh ich in Flammen
und bin im Wasser verbrannt
Im Wasser verbrannt

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 08:10 PM

I commend the Scherzer family for opening up and being so honest in regards to Alex's death.  Having lost a young friend of the family back in January to suicide, I think the more it's talked about, the better. 

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 09:44 PM

My wife and I read this aloud on our drive to the game today. It's an incredible and moving story.


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Posted 09 April 2013 - 06:49 PM

Sorry; my error.

Edited by cusimano_brothers, 09 April 2013 - 07:22 PM.

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Posted 07 January 2014 - 04:44 PM

Very good story.

"It's been six years since we won the Cup. That's too long." -Nick Lidstrom

"my message is simple: The next time anyone runs any of our guys in a way that shouldn't be done, then a message will be sent. I'm not going to go out and run your skill guys, your superstars. I'm going to go right to the guy (who did it), and fair justice is fair justice." -Downey

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