Monthly Archives: May 2018

Discussing Death with Children: AfterTalk Inspirational: 5.17.18

You can’t watch cable TV and not know about Mesothelioma, a cancer linked to asbestos. Since it is 91% fatal, the people at Mesothelioma Center know their way around grieving. Their guide “Coping with the Loss of a Loved One to Mesothelioma,” is an excellent tool for anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved

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Writing A Letter to Your Deceased Loved One: AfterTalk Inspirational

The following essay is by our friend Elizabeth Coplan, subject matter expert and curator of the website and films,  Grief Dialogues We encourage our readers to visit Grief Dialogues and especially the Grief Stories page. For information about the Grief Dialogues film “8AM” click HERE.     Writing a letter to a deceased love one

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The Toaster

The Toaster By Peggy Amler I was alone… permanently, not temporarily. My husband had passed. It was still recent enough that it felt like he soon would be home, as though he had been out simply to run some errands. I was making breakfast and the toaster broke. One of the two levers wouldn’t stay

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