By Mary Lynn Smith Star Tribune April 7, 2018 — 8:02pm Jon Markle doesn’t have to talk about that night anymore, the night he drove drunk onto a frozen lake with his family. A judge ordered him to tell his story 100 times, and Markle met that obligation nearly two years ago. Yet once or twice a month he continues to speak to high school students and drunken driver classes. He believes he owes it to his daughter to relive what happened five years ago, when the ice broke. That’s why he’s in the cafeteria of the Hopkins Community Center, talking to a small group of men and women who’ve been convicted of driving while drunk. He’s composed, but every now and then the grief rises up, raw and visceral, and catches in his throat. “It’s my fault my daughter is dead,” he tells them. Photo provided by the Markle family. Tabitha Markle. Photo provided by the Markle family. Tabitha’s image fills the screen behind him, 8 months old and smiling. It’s the smile she flashed whenever he walked into the house. Markle tries to hold onto this memory, but the last time he saw his daughter alive she was… Read full this story
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