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A Letter to My Husband on the First Anniversary of Your Death

A Letter to My Husband on the First Anniversary of Your Death By Leah Cumberworth In a few days, it will be a year since you died. In one way, it seems like it was just yesterday. In another way, it seems like its been many years since I touched you and saw your handsome face.

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Life after Caregiving: AfterTalk Inspirational 3.7.19

I was a caregiver for my wife. She had symptoms shortly before we were married and she was diagnosed after 2 years of marriage with MS. We were married for 50 years and she was progressive for the last 25 or so. The last several years were very intensive care at home. I did have

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Black History Month Grief Poem

[Editor’s Note: in honor of Black History Month, AfterTalk will be devoting  AfterTalk Inspirationals to grieving in the African-American community] A Bronzeville Mother Loiters In Mississippi. Meanwhile, A Mississippi Mother Burns Bacon – Poem by Gwendolyn Brooks The murder of Emmett Till in 1955, and the subsequent acquittal of his murderers and public viewings of

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African-Americans and Grief

A Grief Observed From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin, the power and pain of Black mourning. BY MYCHAL DENZEL SMITH June 22, 2017 Mamie Till-Mobley wrote her memoir, Death of Innocence: The Story of the Hate Crime That Changed America, in 2003, the same year she died of heart failure, and 47 years after the lynching of her son,

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