…who wouldn’t be devastated by this?
I bawled my eyes out. It took me three attempts to watch the video before I could watch to the end.
This story was shared today on protectldschildren.org. I spoke with the dad by phone. How does anyone recover from this?
I did lose a 14 year old son to suicide in 2014, this petition is correct about the risk of suicide attached to these interviews.
In my most painful moments searching for what sparked my Samuel’s end of life decision, the issues presented in this petition quickly rose high on the list to investigate. Not just one, but two Bishop’s testified while speaking at his funeral just how conscientious Samuel was during his Bishop’s interviews with them. Also comments in his chat logs before he died hint that he was effected by these interviews.
After over 3 years of grueling and intense research and pondering to understand, I place these interviews and the feelings of shame they produce as a major reason for his end of life decision. My haunting regrets tell me he might still be alive if I had not required that he participate in these interviews, God knows how I wished I had a Sam Young to enlighten me before his death.
*** Samuel’s video is the heart-breaker ***
These Interviews Stop NOW!
It’s not just Sam Young….There are now 11,449 thundering voices that will NOT be silenced. Our cherished children are at stake.