Kresta in the Afternoon – May 17, 2017 – Hour 2

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+  Suicide in America: A Preventable Tragedy (2 segments)

  • Description: Suicide stories have dominated news cycles for the last few weeks. The deaths of the Facebook Live killer and former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, in addition to the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, have all received extensive media attention. Some fear that this "glamorization" of suicide will lead to more people ending their own lives. Deacon Barney Lejeune is working to counteract that. His daughter Andrea took her own life three years ago and he has devoted his ministry to bringing healing, understanding and support to those in need. He joins us.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Deacon Barney Lejeune
      Deacon Barney Lejeune is Executive Director of Jacob Crouch Suicide Prevention Services in Lafayette, Louisiana. He strives to prevent suicide through awareness and education. He has personally experienced the pain of suicide; his daughter Andrea took her own life three years ago at the age of 27. Visit

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