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River of Life

Through charity, one bereaved mother deals with tragedy.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/river_of_life_20010727

On Jan. 12, 1995, Valerie Sobel's 19-year-old son, Andre, died of a brain tumor. Exactly one year later, her husband shot himself. His suicide note stated that he did not wish to live past his son's tombstone unveiling. Three months later, Sobel's mother died of a stroke.

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