Sponsor Essay

Paying Attention to the Silver Lining

Annaliese Jakimides - Bangor, Maine
As heard on NPR’s Weekend Edition, January 20, 2008

Annaliese Jakimides' son committed suicide when he was 21. Today she keeps his memory alive by talking with everyone she meets — just the way he used to. In these personal connections, Jakimides believes she has found a silver lining in her youngest son’s death.