Forever in Our Hearts

Topics: Suicide, Major depressive disorder, Bipolar disorder Pages: 4 (1201 words) Published: November 6, 2012
Personal to Political essay #1
Writing 098
September 18, 2012
Narrative
September 15, 2012 I instantly knew what I was going to write about. It was about 11:00 pm Saturday night I got a phone call from one of my good friends, giving me some the hardest news I have ever received. My friend was balling, and I could hardly understand the terrific words pouring out of her mouth. She was raspy, constantly sniffing, and trying to talk without breaking down at every second. I just wanted to know what was going on. The phone call simply ended with Matt Braamse had passed away.

That time and moment my heart dropped. Matt Braamse was a very good friend from school, we had classes together, we hung out all the time, and most of all we had been family friends since birth. How I could not see this coming, you would think knowing someone your whole life, you would know if they were sick. I was visiting my brother this past weekend at University of Michigan, but I couldn’t even comprehend the words my friend had just left me with. Hundred words were running through my head. Why? How? Where? I just didn’t understand how something like this could have happened. The worst part of this whole news was the way Matt Braamse passed away; he took his life away. Any time you hear of any person committing suicide you get sick to your stomach. I always think how come I couldn’t have been that one person to stop them, save their life, figure out what was wrong. I had no idea he was even sick. I called my friend again, and loaded her with a million questions. Neither of us understood the whole situation. I couldn’t imagine what his parents are going through. Matt was an only child, unbelievable artist, and was going places for sure. Matt was in photography, skateboarding, playing guitar, and very independent. I would never say he was ever bullied, or pushed around, but then ago how I would know. Finding out he committed suicide was news to me. After getting off the phone with my...
Continue Reading

Please join StudyMode to read the full document

You May Also Find These Documents Helpful

  • Forever a Kid at Heart Essay
  • Our Hearts Fell to the Ground Essay
  • forever Essay
  • Forever Essay
  • Forever Essay
  • Essay about Heart
  • The Heart Essay
  • Our Hearts Desire Essay

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free