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Local woman addresses son’s suicide in brave new book ‘Give Sorrow Words’


A woman known to many throughout Parry Sound-Muskoka is opening up about her son’s suicide and the emotions that writing a book about the ordeal brought to the surface. Lynn Keane wrote ‘Give Sorrow Words’ about her son Daniel. Keane, who is known locally as co-founder of the annual Muskoka Rocks Road Race for Camp Oochigeas, says authoring the book was a cathartic experience….

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Keane says it’s important we educate ourselves about depression and suicide, so we can advocate for those who are depressed and in need of help…

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Keane has also created a video which is up on YouTube called “A Letter to Daniel” It’s an emotional testament to a lost son from his mother.  For that link and others to help you find the book, see below. The book is also available by order through local bookstores.

(Photo details, from left) Lynn, Daniel, Bruce, Emily and Aimee Keane at the family cottage during Christmas 2008. (Submitted Photo)

Link to Youtube video “A Letter to Daniel”  link to the book

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