I am asking anyone to please help us. We really need it... To the community, please find it in your heart to help us however possible... We dont know what to do from here on. I hope to find people online who can help us with this tragic event. I will update the post with pictures of him while he was alive, and of the funeral. Thank you to whoever is reading this and thank you for whoever supports us. Rest in peace Brian E. Figueroa.
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On the day of January 23rd, I heard my mother's desperate cry for help, "call 911!".Upon going downstairs... I saw my brother on the floor and my mom trying to revive him...His nose was bleeding and his lips were blue. He hung himself at the age of 16. He didn't seem to have any major issues...He did well in school and there was an incident where he said he had attempted suicide, leaving a note saying "I couldnt think of a proper suicide note so here is a picture of a dinosaur".We took him to counseling and everything seemed ok. It was chalked up to him, just being a wreckless teen with the millennial brand of humor. There were deeper issues that we didn't know about.
No one could have predicted this happening... We tried to give him everything he wanted.... No matter the price ,we sacrificed everything to get it. Everyone is still confused about why he chose to take his life as am I.
I want you all to know,
No one can ever replace you and no one would.
Thank you all for helping us with this.
I want to let anyone reading this know that life has it's ups and downs. Sometimes it can be really hard and even the happiest of people can have one totally horrible day that can change their perspective in an instant. Please I beg you to never make the ultimate decision of taking your own life. The pain and misery and the unexpected loss is so heavy to everyone who loves and cares about you, and no one can ever pay any amount of money or give any amount of material possesions worth the life of a loved one. Please remember reader you are so important and valuable and you have people who love you.
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