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    Default Linkin Park Singer Commits Suicide By Hanging

    Very sad


    Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has committed suicide ... TMZ has learned.
    Law enforcement sources tell us the singer hanged himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. His body was discovered Thursday just before 9 AM.
    Chester was married with 6 children from 2 wives.
    The singer struggled with drugs and alcohol for years. He had said in the past he had considered committing suicide because he had been abused as a child by an older male.
    http://www.tmz.com/2017/07/20/linkin...mmits-suicide/
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    Default Re: Linkin Park Singer Commits Suicide By Hanging

    Married with 6 kids. Damn.

    That's a bummer. RIP.

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    I will never understand things like this. People with all the access in the world to get help, and never do. People who worked so hard to hone a talent and make wonderful contributions to society tend to make the most selfish decisions that effect their family. Those poor kids.
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    Default Re: Linkin Park Singer Commits Suicide By Hanging

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    I will never understand things like this. People with all the access in the world to get help, and never do. People who worked so hard to hone a talent and make wonderful contributions to society tend to make the most selfish decisions that effect their family. Those poor kids.
    It happened with an immediate family member of mine. It haunts those left behind forever, no doubt about that.

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    It happened with an immediate family member of mine. It haunts those left behind forever, no doubt about that.
    Same. You don't forgive them really, but it's definitely a little more understandable with average people. Sure they can get help, but not to the same extent or quality. Like graphic said, he likely had access to any and every method of help possible.

    Difficult to process because I think he just spoke about Chris Cornell and even sung at his funeral. Hard to put yourself in these people's shoes though.

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    Same. You don't forgive them really, but it's definitely a little more understandable with average people. Sure they can get help, but not to the same extent or quality. Like graphic said, he likely had access to any and every method of help possible.

    Difficult to process because I think he just spoke about Chris Cornell and even sung at his funeral. Hard to put yourself in these people's shoes though.
    When I step back and look at it purely in the abstract, it's not too difficult to understand that anyone who does that obviously had some serious mental demons tormenting them. The problem is reconciling that when it's someone close to you. It's just near impossible to comprehend how someone close to you can fall to it.

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