Three bereaved fathers say honours for suicide prevention walks ‘bittersweet’

For all of us, it's it's bittersweet because the only reason we're getting this award of this honour, I should say, is because of the work we've done after we've all lost our daughters to suicide and all three of us in a heartbeat would swap this, this award, this honour for to get our girls back. Because we're talking about the girls every day. It's like the weather said all the time. You know, we never, we never let them go. They're here with us all the time. But that the process of finishing and literally crossing the finishing line as it's settled, it's just unbelievably surreal because it's, it's a reminder of how we've ended up coming down this route. No, we always remember the, the bereaved parents, especially your people have been bereaved. Lost their loved ones, you know, we, we, we carry their images as well. We carry their names, you know, because, I mean, I'm at a conference now, a suicide prevention conference. There's so many bereaved parents here, many that I've met before, you know, So we carry our girls, but we carry that their memories as well.

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