Category Archives: Grieving

Grieving the Loss of a Son During a Pandemic

Philip in the Pandemic: This Ain’t No Jamaica April 24, 2019…the day my son, Philip, died of an accidental opioid overdose nine days after being discharged from an inpatient rehab. He was 25. The dreaded one year anniversary is closing in on me in mid-pandemic. Only two months ago, but what now seems like a

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When do we get to cry? AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly

WHEN DO WE GET TO CRY? By Penny Davis Hospice Executive, Published Author and Memoirist Like many little girls, I played nurse. My dolls were lined up in empty Kleenex boxes with various gauze wraps and band-aids on imaginary “boo-boos” that I tended to. I could often be found with one of my dad’s crisp

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Joe Biden on COVID-19 and Grieving

Joe Biden TRANSCRIPT: 5/14/20, The Last Word w/ Lawrence O’Donnell Two weeks ago Joe Biden and Stacey Abrams did a town hall style meeting on MSNBC’s The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell. Viewers were invited to pose questions. AfterTalk thought this was most appropriate to our mission.   QUESTION: I`m thinking about that quote from

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