Beyond need to know, but to understand why –

Kenny Chapman was cutting his tethers, and the ones he didn’t cut were coming loose.

He took his family and moved from West Virginia to Charlotte. He gave up on Alcoholics Anonymous. He fought with his wife.

But he still tried to latch onto something. He showed up at Mecklenburg County’s mental health center and wrote: I feel like hurting someone or myself.

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