Wow, I just read this. Madoff sign suicide

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    By COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYS, Associated Press Colleen Long And Tom Hays, Associated Press – 37 mins ago
    NEW YORK – The eldest son of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff hanged himself by a dog leash in his Manhattan apartment on Saturday, the second anniversary of his father's arrest in a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that swindled thousands of investors of their life savings, law enforcement officials said.

    Madoff son found dead in NYC in apparent suicide - Yahoo! News
     
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    Crazy, huh? His son did it on the second anniversary of Madoff's arrest, too.
    Wow...just wow.
     
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    There was a two year old in that apartment. What kind of man hangs himself where his child may find the body?

    It's tragic, all the way around. Whatever the guy may have done, he didn't deserve to end up like that.
     
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    Social Security is a multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme that is swindling millions of taxpayers out of their life savings.
     
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    What kind of man hangs himself and why is the question which occurs to me. How angry he must have been and what a message he sends to his son and his father.
     
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    He decided to kill himself. He doesn't care what message it sends.
     
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    You haven't a clue how depression works do you?
     
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    Or knew anyone who killed himself over financial problems.
     
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    So the suicides that took place in 1929 after the Great Crash are unknown to you, Revere? Besides, who's to say this man was depressed about money.....could as easily have been shame.
     
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    Oh, I knew someone personally who had impending legal problems over money, albeit smaller ones, and left behind a wife and kids.
     

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