opinion The Editorial Board USA TODAY Published 8:35 AM EST Nov 29, 2018 If a killer roaming America left 47,000 men, women and children dead each year, you can bet society would be demanding something be done to end the scourge. Well, such a killer exists. It's called suicide, and the rate of it has steadily risen. Yet the national response has been little more than a shrug, apart from raised awareness whenever celebrities — fashion designer Kate Spade and renowned chef Anthony Bourdain, to name two this year — are tragically found dead by their own hand. USA TODAY's comprehensive look at this public health crisis and its ripple effect, published Wednesday, includes a daughter's heart-wrenching narrative of losing a mother to suicide, as told by former Cincinnati Enquirer Managing Editor Laura Trujillo. Although suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in America, efforts to … [Read more...] about Suicide kills 47,000 men, women and children a year. Society shrugs.