Category Archives: John K Snyder

Profits from Two Businesses to Help Fund The Warrior Project

  John and I owned both a small antiques shop and a used bookstore in Lewiston, Maine. After John died, I didn’t know what I wanted to do with the two shops – they take up a huge amount of … Continue reading

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Coming Out of My Bedroom

After John first died, and after all the flow of visitors stopped dropping in, and after my daughter went back home to California (nearly a month later), I pretty much holed up in what was our bedroom. My big house (9 … Continue reading

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The Hardest Part…

I think the hardest part of my husband’s suicide is the recognition of how much emotional and physical pain he was in, and how it must have colored every aspect of his life. Although I desperately miss him and am … Continue reading

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I Will Not Be Silent

The Warrior Project will be a warm, welcoming drop-in center for those living with extreme emotional and/or physical pain coupled with hopelessness, and a resource for families and friends fearing for the life of, or grieving the loss of, the … Continue reading

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Tonight I Screamed at My Husband

Tonight I screamed at my husband.  SCREAMED at him. I was furious.  I was beyond furious.  I howled my rage from the depths of my very cells, with an erupting fury that surely reached to the nearest stars.  My voice … Continue reading

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The Warrior Project

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