“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.”-Norman Cousins
Week before last, a fisherman in the Gulf of Mexico took his own life. It was the first reported suicide in this unending and unfolding BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
William Allen Kruse, 55, a charter boat captain recently hired by BP as a vessel of opportunity out of Gulf Shores, Alabama, died Wednesday morning before 7:30 a.m. of a gunshot to the head, likely self-inflicted, authorities said.
There were dozens of suicides resulting from the stress of the Exxon Valdez. The unseen depth and despair in the Gulf of Mexico is taking it’s toll.
We’ve received many requests to post the radio segment where I talked about this.
The entire first hour of that show can be downloaded here.
The entire show will be rebroadcast on Monday, July 5 on KUDO1080am Anchorage and KXLJ1330am Juneau from 11am-2pm Local Time/3pm-6pm EDT. You can stream the show here.