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OSU wrestlers overcome father's suicide while pushing ahead for NCAA title

by: Jeff Kolb Updated:

STILLWATER, Okla. - Quick facts:

  • Jordan and Chandler Rogers hope to help Oklahoma State win the NCAA wrestling title this week
  • On February 20, 2016, the day after an OSU dual with North Carolina, their father Bill took his own life
  • The Rogers brothers have leaned heavily on their faith to overcome the tragedy
  • They’ve learned that depression is an illness and are not mad at their father
  • If you feel like you’re suffering from suicidal thoughts or know someone who is, you can reach out for help: 

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