Daisy Coleman's mom grieved for 4 months. Then, like her daughter, she died by suicide
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The last post on Melinda Coleman’s Facebook page Sunday was full of family photos, a walk down a happy memory lane. A photo of herself with her only daughter, Daisy, and several others of Daisy as a young girl, dancing on stage. A couple of old photos showed her late husband, Dr. Michael Wayne Coleman, who died in a car crash in 2007, smiling, with their babies. They had four children. Coleman’s words, though, held no joy, and there had been little happiness for her since Aug. 4, the summer night Daisy took her life. Daisy had became a celebrated and passionate advocate for ...
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