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Subject: Family says he committed suicide, after battling depression ......

Ed Tracey
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Date Posted: Monday, January 04, 05:37:14pm
In reply to: Dies at 25 's message, "Thomas Bloom Raskin, Harvard attending son of U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin" on Thursday, December 31, 05:47:22pm

Congressman Jamie Raskin reveals son's farewell note

"The pain became overwhelming and unyielding and unbearable at last for our dear boy, this young man of surpassing promise to our broken world."

By Samantha Kubota, Today show

In a long obituary posted to Medium on Monday, Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Maryland, and his wife, Sarah, confirmed that their 25-year-old son Thomas "Tommy" Bloom Raskin died on Dec. 31 by suicide.

The Harvard Law School student is survived by his two sisters, Hannah and Tabitha, as well as his parents and a large swath of extended family.


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