(Local Paper) James Island family faces holidays after death by suicide

There were four of them growing up in Atlanta, four girls close in age, the daughters of an Episcopal priest and his wife….

…today Sarah Ball Damewood and one sister are all who remain with their father in a family robbed of its pieces by physical and mental illness. In 2009, they lost their mother to complications from a stroke.

In 2010, they lost the oldest of the four sisters to breast cancer. She was just 54.

And this year, they lost Caroline, the youngest daughter. They lost Caroline to herself, to the emptiness she had yet to fill.

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