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Suki escapes drowning

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Suki escapes drowning

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What was meant to be a relaxing swim almost turned tragic for champion draughts player Ronald “Suki” King  just before 9 a.m. yesterday.
A lifeguard and some other men on Dover beach, Christ Church, responded to his cries for help when he got into difficulty.
Suki said his dire financial situation and inability to get assistance or a hearing from Minister of Sports Stephen Lashley and Prime Minister Freundel Stuart contributed to his state of mind. He insisted that suicide never entered his thoughts, however.
“I have the cold and I was feeling really, really depressed . . . . So out of the depression I just went in dey to try and get myself together to study how to come out and attack, because I sitting down and I still waiting on the answer,” said Suki, who operates a kiosk at the beach.
Read the full story in today’s MIDWEEK NATION.