My wife sent me this great article about why Hunter S. Thompson killed himself. Anyone who knew him through his work (or knew him personally) will understand that it is not really a shock. In a strange way it seems a fitting end for HST.
I plan on going to the public memorial whenever it is held and of course I will take lots of pictures. Being that it will be a memorial for "Dr. Gonzo" I'm sure it will be one hell of a time.
If you still don't understand why he would kill himself then I leave you with this HST quote:
"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me."
-Hunter S. Thompson
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