At the Height of His Career Why

Kurt Cobain was citied in the Seattle area with a shotgun.Days later on the fifth
of April, Kurt Cobain went into the small room above his garage in his Seattle home and
ended it all.Fans across the world were stunned by the news of Kurt Cobain's sudden
and shocking suicide.Kurt was the leader of the multiplatinum grunge band Nirvana,
and was widely hailed as the " John Lennon of his generation."He was a gifted song
writer and erratic performer.However, Cobain’s name was presented at times with
disillusionment and unhappiness.Kurt had spoken, written lyrics, and even sung in his
songs about suicide.Yet, one question could almost be echoed around the world ; Why?
Cobain’ s fans struggled with the huge loss of their " poet of pain."It was as
though they had lost a close friend.They felt that Kurt was an artist who could read their
minds, knew their problems, and spoke their language. No one seemed to understand why
at the height of his popularity a twenty-seven year old rock sat would put a twenty-two
gauge shotgun in his mouth and pull the trigger.
The media attacked the incident.Every type of media from MTV to the entire local
Newspapers spoke something of Kurt Cobain's suicide. Some blamed the suicide on his
unhappy childhood and how he was a Ritalin child.While others blamed it on his drug
addiction that he had spent all of his young life trying to relieve himself from.But why
the reasoning for the unpredictable suicide, Cobain left behind millions of fans asking
Why?Most people who commit suicide do so for personal reasons, such as
despair, fears of the future, fears of failure or of not being loved.Society plays a huge
part in a lot of suicides.As society becomes more complex a person's stress level rises

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