Insider: What made 20-year-old Nicole Patenaude decide to end her life?

July 8, 2017

In Episode 18 of The Hamilton Spectator's Newsroom Insider podcast, host David Crosbie talks to award-winning columnist Susan Clairmont about the tragic story of Nicole Patenaude, a 20-year-old Hamilton woman who killed herself in May.

Susan has spent months researching the details of Nicole's life and death and has conducted extensive interviews with Nicole's remarkable family. 

What emerges, in spite of the circumstances, is a story of hope.

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