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How Mourning Runs Have Helped Me Grieve My Dad’s Death

By Rachel Tavel, P.T., D.P.T., C.S.C.S. I loved my dad’s hands. They were soft and always warm, no matter how cold it was outside. As a kid, I would hold his hand every chance I got. On a sunny Tuesday just before Thanksgiving last year, surrounded by my mom, four siblings, and several life-saving machines, I

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The Sudden Loss Of A Child: How A Marriage Survives

On Christmas Eve 2015, Emily and David Graham and their three kids were at home making reindeer food ― a family tradition ― to sprinkle on the front lawn for Santa’s fleet. Earlier in the day, their oldest son Cameron, 7, wasn’t feeling well ― he had an earache and a cough ― so David had taken

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Heart Breaking AfterTalk Inspirational 12.27.18

  Heart Breaking Where do broken hearts go? I’ve heard this said many times, my heart is broken and I don’tknow when it will mend. Today is the 4th year of your sudden passing. I feel so hurt, it feelslike the first year you passed away. No, things are not getting any better. My doctor

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Holiday Sorrows and Precious Gifts

by Thomas Attig I am sure that I am not alone in approaching Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukah, and New Years with sorrow in my heart over the death of a loved one.  I hope these reflections will provide guidance for reaching through the sorrows of loss in the coming season. During the holidays, the pain of

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