CNN’s Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

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Bourdain in 2017 (photo by David Scott Holloway)

New York (CNN) – Anthony Bourdain, a gifted storyteller and writer who took CNN viewers around the world, has died. He was 61.

CNN confirmed Bourdain’s death on Friday and said the cause of death was suicide.

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Suicide is a growing problem in the United States. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a survey Thursday showing suicide rates increased by 25% across the United States over nearly two decades ending in 2016. Twenty-five states experienced a rise in suicides by more than 30%, the government report finds.

How to get help: Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

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