Chapter 12: My Brother, A Disturbed Man

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This passage is from Chapter 12, My Brother, A Disturbed Man and describes our first real discussion with our children about my brother’s condition. “We sat down with our boys around the kitchen table and we could see that they understood we were going to have a serious conversation as children usually can sense when […]

Chapter 12: My Brother, A Disturbed Man

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This passage is from Chapter 12 and describes my encounter with my brother’s attorney. “When I met with my brother’s attorney later in the week, I was polite but not deferential since I wanted to be clear where I stood. He started by describing the contents of my brother’s letter and his subsequent conversations with […]

Chapter 12: My Brother, A Disturbed Man

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This passage is from Chapter 12, My Brother, A Disturbed Man and describes the sudden deterioration of my renewed relationship with my brother following his discharge from the hospital. “I could only guess at the time, but was later able to verify that my brother had stopped taking his medication as soon as he was […]