A new trend for meaningful acceptance speeches?

“We need to talk about suicide out loud to try to work against the stigma and silence around suicide, because the best prevention for suicide is awareness and discussion and not trying to sweep it under the rug. We’ve got a crisis with our veterans who are killing themselves. More veterans have killed themselves than have died in these wars of the last, you know, decade or so.”

Dana Perry, Oscar winner of Best Documentary Short ‘Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1’



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