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Dad says tackling stigma key to suicide prevention

Mark and Carol Graham knew their son was depressed in 2003.

But they thought that just meant Kevin was sad. He’d snap out of it.

“We didn’t know much about depression,” said Mark Graham, now a two-star Army general. “We didn’t know you could die from it.”

Kevin, 21, was studying to be an Army doctor at the University of Kentucky on an ROTC scholarship. Like his brother, Jeff, he was following his dad’s footsteps into the Army.

On June 21, 2003, Kevin killed himself

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