Annalee Van Kleeck

By day, I support the fundraising efforts of the ACLU, as the Deputy Director of Development Operations. By night, I'm a singer-songwriter who occasionally plays out but usually opts for another few hours of sleep. I've been singing since I was two years old and writing since my teens. Music has always been my first love.

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Holiday/Pandemic Grieving Song: An AfterTalk Extra

From a dear friend and extraordinary performer, Annalee Van Kleeck   Editor’s Note: for more posts about grieving during the holidays, Click this link: https://blog.aftertalk.com/?s=holiday+grieving Every Wednesday we will be publishing Pandemic Weekly for, we hope, not too long. We invite you to submit your thoughts, essays, poems or songs. Please send to info@aftertalk.com.

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“In the Absence”: grieving for a beloved pet. AfterTalk Weekly 4.30.20

In the Absence by Annalee Van Kleeck This new song, is called “In the Absence” and was inspired by the recent loss of my beloved cat, Gadget, who had beaten cancer once through holistic therapies.  We managed to keep it at bay for three years, but it came back with a vengeance last Fall. I

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