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Losing Aaron: A Memoir

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In Losing Aaron, Ingrid Blaufarb Hughes has written a compelling tale of a mother's struggle with her son's mental illness and suicide. She makes us understand how, when one person in a family suffers from the cruelty of schizophrenia, it informs and defines the lives of all those who love that person. We come away knowing not only a mother's loss, but the complexity, wond ...more
Kindle Edition, 192 pages
Published January 6th 2017 by Irene Weinberger Books, a subsidiary of Hamilton Stone Editions
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Laura Marchildon
Feb 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Tragedy strikes a family’s whose son had a serious mental illness.

“Losing Aaron”, by Ingrid Blaufarb Hughes, recounts the events of her son, Aaron’s, life, from the time he was little and leading up to his death by suicide as a young adult.

Aaron was such a loving and easygoing boy and early teen but shortly after, signs of distress began to appear.

Later, as Aaron symptoms progressed, was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Aaron was so ravaged by the disorder that he did not recognize his illness
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