This essay is about Tim, a 17 year old who had mentioned suicide to several of his friends and his older brother, but not to any adults in his life. Tim and his friends had gone to Tim’s father’s country place & vandalized it. They were caught in the act by a relative, who called the police. Tim called his father to say he would have a talk with his father when he got home. Tim was found dead in his foster sister’s car a few hours later.