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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Missouri swimmer's death gives life to another

The Columbia Daily Tribune

Lynn Courey's hands shook as she opened the letter from the nameless 26-year-old man.

"Please let me express my condolences," the typed, one-page note began.

Seven months earlier, her daughter, Sasha Menu Courey, had spiraled from a student with perfect grades and a promising future on the Missouri swim team into a virtual stranger in the clutch of mental illness. Menu Courey committed suicide June 17.

But this was a missive of hope, authored by the man whose life their daughter saved.
Read more: http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2012/feb/21/her-heart-is-still-beating/

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