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Who's Left Behind When a Soldier Commits Suicide?

After her soldier-husband commits suicide, a woman finds a way to move on and help other people who have gone through similar experiences:

"The Unfortunate Friends: That's what they call themselves. Suzanne Baty is in her 50s, with the enviable skin and perfectly placed highlights of a Mary Kay saleswoman, which she happens to be. Bethany Peterson is a couple years older than Becca, with long blonde hair, a stylish denim dress and an identical sadness in her eyes.

"They're here tonight, gathered around a plate of goat cheese tots at Tillman's Roadhouse in Oak Cliff, because six months or so after their loved ones died they joined a support group for people whose spouses have killed themselves. Bonded by their shared experiences and strong Christian faith, they kept meeting after the formal sessions stopped."
PUBLISHED: June 20, 2013
LENGTH: 22 minutes (5691 words)