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What are the words to your grief song?

I turn up the volume of the TV when Ellen DeGeneres announces that one of her favorite singers is going to perform on her show.  It is Joshua Radin and the song is, “Beautiful Day.” I focus all my attention on … Continue reading

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Has Grief Altered Your Family Tree?

Henry has every right to be embittered and negative about life.  He grows up quickly becoming the man of the house for his mother and five younger siblings after his father dies when Henry is seventeen. He is a medic … Continue reading

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Gifts of Grief

Grandpa – 1973, Grandma – 1989, Chris – 1990, Dad – 1999, Jean – 2006, Carol – 2013.              In less than five minutes my paper is full, filled with so many names, the dates of their deaths and the … Continue reading

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