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Famous Writers Who Killed Themselves



cujgieCujgie on 08/12/2008

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FamousWritersWhoKilledThemselves Photo It is believed that a large number of creative people have some form of mental illness, according to the National Center for Mental Health. Far too many famous writers have chosen suicide to still their demons and end their torments.

This quiz mentions ten of these writers. The accompanying photo of Minneapolis' Washington Avenue Bridge was where poet John Allyn Berryman chose to end his life.

Many thanks to Wikipedia for biographical information.
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Comments (12)
chico45
Chico45  (Level: 143.4)
Fri, 19th Sep '08 1:21 AM

terrific


joya33
Joya33  (Level: 25.6)
Tue, 9th Sep '08 11:58 AM

great info!!!


littlefoot41
Littlefoot41  (Level: 193.7)
Fri, 29th Aug '08 1:17 AM

Yes, indeed this quiz deserved the Editors Award. It was very informative. Some might say depressing, but only if you are depressive yourself. I found it fascinating. I liked how you did not make each of your questions about the means of suicide they chose. They were great little bios.
Sherry


lynnm
Lynnm  (Level: 238.4)
Tue, 19th Aug '08 10:26 PM

Extremely well written quiz - what a treat to read it and learn from it. Thanks, Lyn


toadsmum
Toadsmum  (Level: 1.9)
Tue, 19th Aug '08 9:17 PM

Completely different!








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