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Michael Henry McBurnette, TX

Mike McBurnette was a helicopter pilot in Vietnam. Thirteen of his buddies died when their helicopter was shot down. He suffered from "survivor guilt" for twenty years. He suffered from alcoholism and overeating and nicotine addiction. Mac helped a lot of suffering alcoholics and addicts to begin recovery, in the TDCJ-ID Central unit in Sugar Land, TX. He was loved by many! He worked for the prison system, and helped start a group at the Jester II unit for veterans. God, I miss him! Mac worked as Senior Counselor, for SATP department, for the prison system at the Central unit from April 1, 1985 to Oct. 28, 1994. Promoted to Regional Director of SATP, where he worked tirelessly up until his suicide on Jan. 15, 1995. ... show more

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Photo taken at Mac's home Sugar Land, Fort Bend County, Texas USA on
Michael Henry McBurnette, TX

Michael Henry McBurnette

Mini-biography
Born: Oct 17, 1945 in LA
Died: Jan 20, 1995 (age 49) in Sugar Land, TX
Cause: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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