One Eight Hundred
Mark Leahy

I started a suicide hotline once, but we never logged any calls. I thought maybe it was just a slow year, but when I looked it up on Wikipedia it said there had been four hundred suicides in my city alone. Not a single one of them had called in. I thought of four hundred people, planning four hundred final moments, thinking no one could say anything to them that would make any difference. I never felt so insulted in all my life.

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