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The Swell Season will pay for grief counseling sessions following death at show

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swell-seasonImage Credit: Conor MastersonThe Swell Season has promised to pay for group counseling sessions to help fans who witnessed the apparent suicide of a man at their in Saratoga, Calif., last week, according to the AP. On Thursday night, Michael Pickels died after jumping from a roof during the band’s set. A spokeswoman for a Palo Alto-based counseling center said today that the band had agreed to pay for four group sessions.

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Originally posted August 25 2010 — 4:47 PM EDT

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