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I Never Called Her #suicideawareness = #suicideprevention

I never called my daughter on the day she died. I had always been so proud of how often we talked to each other, but on the day she died I never called. I remember sitting on the couch and thinking about calling her, but I didn't. I went to bed [...]

2017-04-04T10:23:17+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: |2 Comments

Advance Harmony by Rehtaeh Parsons

Yesterday I went through Rehtaeh's artwork and collectibles. It was one of those rare times I was able to manage a smile when I looked back over her life. Usually it's just too hard and I hold off for a long time. Every piece has her voice, the [...]

2016-12-18T11:59:23+00:00 November 24th, 2016|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Advance Harmony by Rehtaeh Parsons

Rehtaeh in Iqaluit, Nunavut

Memory stones for Rehtaeh and Amanda Todd were placed near Iqaluit, Nunavut, by Amanda's amazing mom, Carol. I was in Iqaluit back in 1994 and remember it as an incredible place. It means a lot to see a stone there for Rae. She would have loved Baff [...]

2016-10-29T21:04:02+00:00 October 29th, 2016|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , |Comments Off on Rehtaeh in Iqaluit, Nunavut

Where I’m From by Rehtaeh Parsons

I'm finishing up a chapter for a book about suicide and losing a child. It's not an easy thing to write about. It helped me a lot to go over some of Rehtaeh's old things - her art, notes, school projects, pictures, and videos. This is a writing of [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:40+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: |Comments Off on Where I’m From by Rehtaeh Parsons

Being Female is Complex by Leah Parsons #Tedx

Published on Jul 14, 2016 Leah takes us on a journey from her childhood, through the joy of motherhood, and then the tragic loss of her daughter Rehtaeh. She asks us ......what are the conversations we need to have as men and women, everywhere? Con [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:42+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Being Female is Complex by Leah Parsons #Tedx
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