Sylvia Plath -- Son Nicholas Hughes commits suicide

By Jake on
Nicholas Hughes, one of the two children of troubled poets Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, killed himself in his Alaskan home on March 16, 2009, after a long battle with depression.His sister, Frieda Plath, annoucned the death in a public statement. Their mother Sylvia Plath famously committed suicide at the age of 30, after her own public struggles with depression.From the LA Times' blog Jacket Copy: Nicholas had been a professor of fisheries and ocean sciences at the University of Alaska...Read Full Story