Nicholas Hughes Suicide Adds New Chap...

Nicholas Hughes Suicide Adds New Chapter to Mother Sylvia Plath's Legacy

There are 8 comments on the story from Mar 24, 2009, titled Nicholas Hughes Suicide Adds New Chapter to Mother Sylvia Plath's Legacy. In it, reports that:

Nicholas Hughes, the youngest child of poet Sylvia Plath, hanged himself March 16 in Alaska.

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New York, NY

#1 Mar 24, 2009
This recalls the question of whether or not depression is hereditary. Rest in peace.

New York, NY

#2 Mar 24, 2009
This is a tragedy, and it's sad that the media has gotten in such a tizzy about it. He obviously was damaged by his mother's death.

Oregon City, OR

#3 Mar 24, 2009
I knew a family that had three siblings who committed suicide. Is it genetic, or the cumulative effect of grief?

Roselle, NJ

#4 Mar 24, 2009
Janet, that's terrible. The aftermath of suicide in a close friend's family was devastating. I can't imagine that anyone who has experienced a loss from suicide would put their family members through it again by committing suicide themselves.

New York, NY

#5 Mar 25, 2009
Is this just a hideous extension of "learned helplessness ?" I don't know how well I'd cope with life if my father had chosen to deal with troubles of whatever ilk by killing himself.

New York, NY

#6 Mar 25, 2009

New York, NY

#7 Mar 29, 2009
There's a great organization that does fundraising for city wide walks to prevent suicide. It sounds like a really great group.
#8 Sep 25, 2013
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