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Antony Mahon
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My Name is Antony Mahon, I come from a long line of Mahons going all the way back to Ireland. I am the youngest of 8 children, We share the name Mahon even though 2 have different fathers and Micheal my mothers eldest son has taken my mothers maiden name Murgatroyd. recently before I just turned 17 my family life has turned upside down after the death of my brother Mark. Mark was diagnosed with XXY symdrom so his head wasn't screwed on right, Im still waiting to hear how he died. They say he died by drugs but my sister Lesley who has recently had another baby, her name is Georgia May, she was born on St. George's day 1 day after my birthday, well Lesley is finding it hard to just move on from Mark's death. She believes someone may of forced or sold Mark dodgy drugs, because she wont let it go the family has fell apart. We have had more arguments in 3 months then we do in a year, I feel like a huge burden has fallen on my back, My father has come back into the picture feeling guilty after abandoning Mark when he found out he was diagnosed with XXY. He is back on a path of redemption helping and comforting me and my sisters, but I still feel distant from him. There used to be a time when I was a kid and he would take me to Blackpool and spend almost £60 on me playing arcade games, I loved that man but Im almost a man myself so we don't really have that bond anymore. He gives me money nearly every week which I am grateful for but money doesn't buy happiness at least true happiness, Right now Im sat at the computer at college typing this story keeping myself occupied till my lessons start. Im doing Art and Design at Bury College at the moment but it doesn't feel right, I have no idea what my life is or where it's headed, I have no hobbies (work wise) or any interest in any workplace in a office or a art studio. I feel lost ever since I lost my big brother Mark to a sociaty that is going to hell.

Thank You for taking interest in my writing even though I may of spelt a few words wrong, I would write more but it's feels to personal for the internet.

A.Mahon
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So sorry to hear about your brother Mark. Do you think because of the problems associated with XXY Syndrome he may have killed himself. Try to remind yourself and your sister that you are not responsible for another's actions. Sorry again for your loss.
May 07, 2010 3:48 pm reply
Sorry about your brother. We keep people alive through memories. He will never be completely gone. Keep with your studies, put one foot in front of the other and plod onward. Do what you can to contribute in any small way to making earth a better place to live. You sound like a caring person and we need more like you.

I'm descended from David Mahon who immigrated in 1863 to Iowa from Ireland. Are you intersted in genealogy? You distant cousin, Rita Fleener
May 12, 2010 7:22 pm reply
Sorry for your loss. Losing a brother is a difficult thing to get over but as your cousin Rita suggests - keep putting one foot in front of the other. You sound like a talented person who has a lot to offer this world and in doing so making it a better place. Try to do that in your brother's memory. He will never be truly gone that way as all your accomplishments are also his accomplishments. Bless you.
May 14, 2010 7:35 pm reply
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