Generation "X" just got a little older this week.
Two days, two deaths.
One story is a mystery without a satisfying solution.
The other, a brilliant novel that ended to soon.
The death of Junior Seau, former NFL All Pro linebacker, is a mystery that is without a satisfying solution. Seau was found dead on Wednesday due to a self inflicted gun shot wound to the chest. Seau was 43 years old.
While many will speculate on why someone of Seau's status would commit suicide, we will never know. There is no definitive answer to this complex question regarding Seau or any other victim of suicide. No one knows the emotional darkness, the tenacious chronic emotional pain, nor the screaming inside his head that made it impervious to rationale thought at the moment of final crisis.
It was a premature end to the life of a pro football hall of famer. (to be)
The death of the Beastie Boy co founder Adam Yauch (MCA) is a sharp reminder that the ending of a great novel prematurely doesn't make it any less of a great novel...(cont)