Calkins: Rob Fischer has thought hard about killing himself. Now he wants to help others who feel lost

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 08, 2021 12:36 PM CT | Published: January 28, 2021 9:10 PM CT
Geoff Calkins
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Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

Rob Fischer is the warm, cheerful sideline reporter for the Grizzlies TV broadcasts. He also suffers from suicidal depression. He’s telling his story because he thinks it may help. 


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