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DR. NANCY RAPPAPORT | G Force

In the wake of a suicide

Dr. Nancy Rappaport lost her mother to suicide when she was 4 years old. When her own child was born, Rappaport says, “I began to think about who my mother was.’’ Dr. Nancy Rappaport lost her mother to suicide when she was 4 years old. When her own child was born, Rappaport says, “I began to think about who my mother was.’’ (Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe)
September 21, 2009

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Dr. Nancy Rappaport was only 4 years old when her mother took her own life after losing a public child-custody battle in 1963. The youngest of six children in a high-profile family - her brother is Republican Party figure James Rappaport and her father is developer Jerome Rappaport Sr. - she asks why in her new book, “In Her Wake: ... (Full article: 451 words)

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