Suicides: "On September 15, 1959, I witnessed the bloody aftermath of a bombing at my elementary school, where a madman killed himself and five others by detonating a powerful bomb on the school grounds. This was an extremely
upsetting event for me and my fellow six-grade students, but no consideration was ever given to the treatment of our trauma. In fact, nothing much was even said about it when we returned to school the next day. Those of us who survived the blast and saw the bodies became part of a conspiracy of denial and were condemned to having to recover (from) this 'great image.'"