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How Does Anger Help You Heal After Losing a Child? An Interview with Carol Kearns, Part Two

Carol Kearns talks about how she embraced anger after losing her daughter, Kristen

Today in part two of a two-part interview, SevenPonds speaks with Carol Kearns, a retired psychologist who specialized in recent loss issues. Carol lost her own daughter, Kristen, when her daughter was seven years old, and has since dedicated her life to … Continue reading

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Say Their Names: On Recovering After the Loss of a Child

The Compassionate Friends bring bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings together with one simple message

If you have experienced the loss of a child, you probably have felt a sense of isolation in the loss. Unlike most other types of loss, the death of a child is something that rarely happens. Most of us know someone … Continue reading

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How Do You Recover After the Loss of a Child? An Interview with Carol Kearns, Part One

Retired psychologist Carol Kearns talks about losing her daughter, Kristen, at age seven

Today in part one of a two-part interview, SevenPonds speaks with Carol Kearns, a retired psychologist who specialized in recent loss issues. Carol lost her own daughter, Kristen, when her daughter was seven years old, and has since dedicated her life to helping … Continue reading

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Watch Joe Biden’s Stirring Speech About Losing a Child

The vice president talks about the loss of his wife, daughter and son

In a surprisingly candid speech at Yale, Vice President Joe Biden described the pain parents endure when they lose a child. Biden understands this idea better than most. He recently lost his son Beau Biden, 46, to brain cancer, and … Continue reading

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