James Marshall was a typical farm boy with a passion for animals.
Going on to Cornell to become a Veterinarian was a dream that came true.
Life was great, newly married, the starting of a family, and the building of his own practice. What more could he want?
Depressive illness and suicide attempts were not imaginable during the first fortythree years of life. But now the cycle of his life would be complete. He planned to end his life in the very room that he was born in fifty-two years earlier, a victim of depression.
Miraculously he survived a near-fatal gunshot, and finally overcame the depressive illness that clouded his life for twenty-three years.
After finding a cure and renewed energy, Dr. Marshall created the Jim Marshall Farms Foundation, Inc., a place of refuge where those suffering can get away from their troubles and be free. Everyone is greeted with a friendly smile, and the unconditional love that animals provide.
Now, more than ever, Dr. Marshall would like to share his story in hopes to help others and prevent the horrible choices that depressed individuals make.