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My Sad News
« on: May 24, 2008, 01:53:03 PM »
I just received some sad news last night. I work at a school for boys with Emotional, Social and Behaviour Disorders. I have worked there for 3.5 years. Not long after I started we got a new boy who had a huge history of problems. I spent a lot of time helping him transition into school and even got my father-in-law to allow him to work with him for his work experience. He left school with his GCSE's last year.

I saw him about a month ago. Life hasn't been easy since leaving school. Last night I found out he died of an overdose.

I am not surprised, but I am very sad.

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Re: My Sad News
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2008, 02:47:58 PM »
That is so sad, HG.  I've worked with special needs and regular ed kids for years, and you do get so attached to them.  I've been battling my own kids' addictions and it's a nightmare.  Seems drug use is everywhere.  We also just had a boy commit suicide who went to school with mine.  He was bipolar and severely depressed.  You just wonder what on Earth is going on with this generation.

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« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2008, 03:49:10 PM »
That's very sad. Poor kid.

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Re: My Sad News
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2008, 04:27:07 PM »
Bless him.  :(
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Re: My Sad News
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2008, 06:19:59 PM »
I'm so sorry. I know how difficult it is to see the potential and hard work in someone end up that way :\\\'(

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Re: My Sad News
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2008, 07:00:59 PM »
That's very sad :(

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« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2008, 07:01:35 PM »
That's very sad. I'm so sorry.

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« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2008, 07:27:20 PM »
Oh no.  I'm so sorry.  That is terrible. :\\\'(

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Re: My Sad News
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2008, 07:29:58 PM »
That's horrible. I'm so sorry. :(

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Re: My Sad News
« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2008, 08:17:32 PM »
Thank you all for your kind thoughts.
CT*Glasgow*CT- I am sorry to hear you are living through somenone battling substance abuse. It is a nightmare. It is unfortunate that so many need to escape reality.
 

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Re: My Sad News
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2008, 02:55:15 AM »
Oh HG I'm very sorry, that's very sad.

CT*Glasgow*CT, I'm also very sorry to hear the struggles you are going through.  :(
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Re: My Sad News
« Reply #11 on: May 25, 2008, 03:23:06 AM »
I am so sorry...
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