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The Death of Kurt Cobain

Jon Savage, Observer, The, 24 July 1994

DEPENDING ON your view of the afterlife, suicide may or may not be the solution to a life that has become unbearable. For those left behind, however, suicide can be seen as a selfish act which creates problems. Those problems are magnified exponentially when the suicide is a parent, a husband, a group member, world-famous performer. Death may be a full stop: it is all the more devastating when it is a question mark.

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