Couple seek help

2015-07-02 06:00
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Björn Bjarkoy and his wife Tina seek help.

Photo: vusi mthalane Björn Bjarkoy and his wife Tina seek help.

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AFTER reading about a local man who committed suicide recently after falling on hard times, an Umtwalume man says similar dark thoughts have also crossed his mind. Björn Bjarkoy (72) of Cool Waters says every­ day is a battle for him and his wife Tina. “We have basically sold everything in our house and we are still are not coping. I have tried looking for help or even a shelter we can move into because we can no longer afford living in this house. These days there is no help for people in our situation, which is why we have even contemplated ending it all.” The Fever organised help through LifeLine for him and his wife but that was not enough as he still has to put food on the table and keep the lights on. He is appealing for any work anywhere on the South Coast. His contact number is 072 844 8380

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