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Why?

Phil Nery

Published March 29th 2005
ISBN : 9780595349876
Paperback
144 pages
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The tragedy of suicide in the United States is very real and each year close to 30,000 Americans die by suicide. It is currently the 11th leading cause of death among all age groups. --U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Why? Why wouldMoreThe tragedy of suicide in the United States is very real and each year close to 30,000 Americans die by suicide. It is currently the 11th leading cause of death among all age groups. --U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Why? Why would someone try to commit suicide? This is the question that family and friends of Maxx Springs are left to ponder after he attempts to kill himself.After going on a harsh diatribe about his life and the world as he sees it, Maxx is left struggling to survive a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Taking turns visiting him in the hospital, a different person from his life gives their perspective of why Maxx attempted suicide while also discussing their own varied philosophies on life.After hearing all the things his family and friends have to say, yet unable to give them a response, Maxx is left challenging God, Satan and himself...until he has the ultimate epiphany.