In Chris Cornell's memory, let's talk about suicide.

It can be quite troubling for many of us to learn about someone’s suicide. Even when we might not know them personally, we can only imagine the sorrow of the loved ones that are left behind.

Chris Cornell’s passing was heartbreaking news to fans and music lovers around the world. Lead vocalist for the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave but also known for numerous solo works, contributions and musical projects, Cornell is considered one of the architects of the grunge movement. He died by suicide last Wednesday night, at the age of 52.

It’s impossible, as outsiders, to truly understand the circumstances surrounding this sad event, but for some– to me at least– it’s also a reminder that suicide is a problem that concerns all of us and we must talk about it.

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