It’s hard to understand when someone takes his or her own life. And for us that are not big time celebrities, we wonder how folks who seem to have it all can commit suicide. But they do, and for a number of reasons. Some are dealing with addictions, while others get too depressed. Here are some who we have lost to suicide.
• Don Cornelius was the long time host of one of the longest running shows in television history, “Soul Train.” Even in the last several years of his life as the show’s popularity declined, it was still an honor and privilege to be on the show. When the 75-year-old shot himself in the head in 2012, it was revealed that his health had been declining and he was tired of dealing with it.