Jenny sent this to me today and I found it too excellent not to share. Some of you may be familiar with Anderson Cooper, the CNN reporter. He's a dashing man with a quick wit, sharp intelligence, and, after reading this, a very communicative heart. Reporters often are subjected to tremendous emotional turmoil because of their work. How often can a living, feeling human see death, hatred, subjugation, destruction, and all manner of hell without being impacted by it? I suspect it's less often than we think.
It is in this spirit that I share with you a very touching story by Anderson. It's about his brother's suicide, but it's also about a lot more than that. As Jenny pointed out, it's not just the story but how he tells it that makes this so poignant. It is a personal story interspersed with professional observations and experiences, a combination which makes it a must read.
Take a few minutes and read this story. It's important, and it's real.