Light Notes

June 29, 2014 6:45 AM

Suicide attempt in youth gives Kennewick man perspective of 'heaven-on-earth'

Jason Vorpagel was only 19-years old when an accident brought a life of misery. Within days of his 21st birthday, he decided to “call it quits” only to find darkness and a different kind of pain.

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Lucy Luginbill


Lucy Luginbill is a career television producer-host and the Spiritual Life editor for the Tri-City Herald. In her column, she reflects on the meaning of her name, “Light Bringer.” If you have a story idea for Light Notes, contact her at 509-551-2191 or

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