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Tragic final moments: Single Dad takes own life over crushing debt, leaving behind heart-wrenching note

This is the final photograph of Phillip Herron 34, crying in his car, literally minutes before taking his own life.

He was a single Dad with three kids, struggling with crushing debt of over $20,000 and was desperately waiting for a Payday loan he’d applied for. But it was paid in arrears, with a 5 week wait time. That wait drove him even deeper into debt, and when he died he had $4.61 in his bank account and clearly couldn’t see any other way out. Read the full story here ▶