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It took 10 years for Michael and his wife, Annie, to have the child of their dreams. With the birth of baby Jonathan, it seemed their life was complete and perfect—until Annie left the house to run errands and never returned.

Annie had gone to buy groceries but instead killed herself with a 9-millimeter handgun.

Oprah: What were Annie's signs?

Michael: She couldn't produce enough milk. And that made her feel like a bad mother. I've talked to her friends that [said] she was always a perfectionist. She always did everything well. She felt that she was not a good mother. Not good enough. The day she left, she kissed us and smiled and said, "You guys will be wonderful together," and she walked out the door.
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Published on July 11, 2005

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