November 11, 2017

What Made Maddy Run

Posted in Behaviour, Society at 22:58 by graham

What Made Maddy Run by Kate Fagan, is a book about the importance of doing what you love, of really listening to the people close to you. It is a case study of both the valedictorians from Lives of Promise and the dead from Why People Die by Suicide. It could have been a book about Overtraining Syndrome.

It is the factual account of the suicide of Madison Holleran, reconstructed from digital media (email, text, Instagram, etc) with help from her family.

In our safe and well-fed developed world the single biggest killer of teens and adults is suicide. Case studies matter.

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