Author Archives: Larry Lynn

A Father’s Grief/An Infant’s Death: AfterTalk Weekly 1.16.20

Editor’s Note: New York comedian Michael Cruz Kayne decided to write on Twitter about his infant’s death, on the 10th anniversary of losing his son, who was just 34 days old. Twitter responded in full force with more than 140,000 people reacting, many sharing their gutting stories of loss and grief, and offering support for

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Happy Anniversary: AfterTalk Weekly 1.9.20

It is so amazing as I look around to see, everything glittering but yet I feel empty. Today was the day we said I do. .Who would have thought? Who would have knew. That you would leave me with a empty space in my heart, being when I first laid eyes on you. It was

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New Year’s Grieving Resolutions 1.2.20

  There are several suggested New Year’s resolutions for the grieving. This one is from Hospice of the Red River Valley: I resolve to not place time limits on my grief; it will take as long as it takes. I resolve to acknowledge my grief as my own—that it is as individual as I am—and will take

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Suicide in the Young: AfterTalk Weekly 12.5.19

Suicide in the Young: An Essay Author: Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D. Few readers may realize how heavy a toll is taken by suicide during the years of high school, college, and young adulthood. Although suicide is at last being viewed as a public health issue, says psychiatrist and best-selling author Kay Redfield Jamison, we are still

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Thanksgiving: AfterTalk Weekly 11.28.19

THANKSGIVING  The time draws near And the calendar says Thanksgiving is really here. Time to reflect and time to gather Thoughts of what to be thankful of. Thankful? I think not. My life is not full these days And to be thankful is beyond my grasp. But to give thanks? This, I believe, can be

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