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AfterTalk Survey: Please help name our new book

Please help name our new book. We value your opinion.   A book with questions and answers about grief is about to be published.  It is written by Robert A. Neimeyer, Ph.D., one of the foremost authorities on bereavement and grief.  It is intended to help anyone in the general public who is suffering from the loss

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My Father Killed Himself: AfterTalk Inspirational 9.13.18

Editor’s note: this is National Suicide Awareness Week, so we chose this brilliant article that speaks for itself. My Father Killed Himself by Judy Melinek, MD  “My father killed himself when I was 13 years old.” That was the opening line of my medical school admission essay, the one in which I tried to convince an

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John McCain’s Daughter’s Eulogy: AfterTalk Inspirational 9.6.18

Meghan McCain at the National Cathedral, Washington, DC   For video, click HERE “The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for, and I hate very much to leave it.” When Ernest Hemingway’s Robert Jordan, at the close For Whom the Bell Tolls lies wounded, waiting for his last fight, these are among

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John McCain 1936-2018: AfterTalk Inspirational 8.30.18

John McCain’s daughter Meghan posted this on Sunday, a wonderful tribute to a revered American. My father, United States Senator John Sidney McCain III, departed this life today. I was with my father at his end, as he was with me at my beginning. In the thirty-three years we shared together, he raised me, taught

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