UK Parents Mourn Son’s Suicide Over Gambling Debts

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(Christian Institute) The parents of a 27-year-old who took his own life after battling a gambling addiction say his death is a “waste of a talented, lovely boy.”

John and Alison Myers shared how their son, Ryan, had sometimes spent all his wages on gambling and was “hemorrhaging money.”

Although Ryan sought to “self-exclude” himself from gambling websites, he continued betting—spending hundreds of pounds on a gambling machine on the day he committed suicide.

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