Never did your parents think they would ever have to do this. How does someone even say this? How does someone tell their son that their sister is dead? Even worse, that she took her own life? No one should ever have to suffer a fate as cruel and heartbreaking. Your father doesn't let go of your mother's hand when he tells your brother. It is difficult for him to comprehend. The world is beautiful. Why would someone want to voluntarily leave it behind forever? More importantly, how could he not have noticed that it was someone as close to him as his older sister? The one that would make him pancakes on lazy summer mornings. The one that would always watch cartoons with him and genuinely pay attention. It will take him time to realize that he cannot experience that childhood innocence again. Your brother has been thrust into adulthood in that moment.


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