I was thinking about the colors and shades to each of us, making life un-simple. Confusing. Hard. Filled with pain.
How do you say goodbye to your closest friend, the one who buoyed you and everyone around him? How do you do him justice while looking truth in the eye? In Jason’s celebration of Anthony’s beautiful life and dark struggle, he gave air to what many of those in the room that day were thinking and what those left in the wake of suicide always wonder: Could I have done more? And though Anthony’s battle wasn’t a secret one, and though he’d spoken of giving up more than once, on that day Jason found himself standing before so many others who loved his friend offering up his guilt and anguish, no satisfactory answer to the questions they were all left with.