Objects in mirror are closer than they appear

15364658874_c2970d4ef9_o“If you Google ‘how to commit suicide so that your survivors still get benefits,’ you get a whole long list of hits,” Charlie said, nonchalantly, when I asked what brought him here.

“So you looked up how to commit suicide?” I asked. “How long have you felt this way?”

“Oh, I’ve felt this way for awhile now, well, since losing the job,” he said, waving his hand in the air, laughing. “But this was the first time I tried to figure it out, like, actually how to do this, you know, the logistics. I (read the rest here). (See book.)