Remembering Robbie Kirkland
It was as if he had just left for school that day. Not much had changed in that room.
we began to find more clues as to how he got to a place of no return.
notebooks I found the phrase "I hate the way god made me" scribbled over and over again.
course of Robbie's short life.
stop reminding our HeartStrong Friends of all of the "Robbie's" in this world.
at religious schools who attempt or succeed at taking their lives.
like him so we thought we would publish his story again. I am also including a link here to
some photos his mom has made available.
grieving mother. Over these years I have met many other parents who sent their children to
religious schools and were then grieving over their deaths.
without large amounts of public support. My answer is always the same, I do it for Robbie and
every other boy or girl who has ever struggled to stay alive in an educational environment which
teaches them to hate and reject who they are.
enough grace to accept ourselves is how we are able to help others still on that journey.
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