Memories of a gay man's suicide loom over Fremont Presbyterian Church
Sunday, January 1, 2012 at 01:51PM
OutFaith in Air Force, Presbyterian, Sacramento, Suicide, Thomas Paniccia

By Jennifer Garza, The Sacramento Bee - January 1, 2012

On July 23, 1992, Thomas Paniccia, an Air Force sergeant, announced he was gay on national television. On the anniversary of that day 15 years later, Paniccia drove to an undeveloped cul-de-sac in Roseville several blocks from his home and waited to die.

Paniccia, 43, had swallowed an overdose of prescription pills and placed a three-page letter on his dashboard. [Read Full Story]

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