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  •  Nope. Not "martyrdom." (3+ / 0-)
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    Steveningen, The Marti, Calamity Jean

    Martyrdom is when you are killed (by someone else) for your beliefs.  For Catholics, suicide is a sin equal to murder, nothing more or grander, certainly not in any way "holy."  

    -7.62, -7.28 "Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly." -Langston Hughes

    by luckylizard on Tue May 21, 2013 at 01:13:57 PM PDT

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