Eric Peter Verbeeck, 17, a Key Biscayne honors student, was in the process of transitioning to a girl named Hope. After her March 6 suicide, her mother, Patricia McKay Verbeeck, has a message to other parents of children with sexual identity issues: ‘Don’t slam the door. Expand your hearts.’
Eric Peter Verbeeck, 17, a Key Biscayne honors student, was in the process of transitioning to a girl named Hope. After her March 6 suicide, her mother, Patricia McKay Verbeeck, has a message to other parents of children with sexual identity issues: ‘Don’t slam the door. Expand your hearts.’ Verbeeck family
Eric Peter Verbeeck, 17, a Key Biscayne honors student, was in the process of transitioning to a girl named Hope. After her March 6 suicide, her mother, Patricia McKay Verbeeck, has a message to other parents of children with sexual identity issues: ‘Don’t slam the door. Expand your hearts.’ Verbeeck family

‘Dear Mommy, I am so sorry to do this but I have killed myself.’ A transitioning teen’s tale.

March 14, 2018 10:28 AM