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“Supermarket Flowers” by Ed Sheeran

Sheeran shares an intimate experience of loss in his new album, "Divide"

English singer, songwriter and record producer Ed Sheeran just released his new album, “Divide,” this past March. The musical genre of the album is pop. However, Sheeran decided to include an emotional tribute to his grandmother in one of the songs. Titled … Continue reading

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How Can People Become Organ Donors?

An Interview with Deanna Santana, Part Two

Today, SevenPonds speaks with Deanna Santana, the director of public relations for Sierra Donor Services. SDS is a nonprofit organization located in Sacramento, California that coordinates organ and tissue donations in parts of Northern California and Nevada. Her inspiring story … Continue reading

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How Can Someone Become an Organ Donor?

An interview with Deanna Santana, Part One

Today, SevenPonds is speaking to Deanna Santana, the director of public relations for Sierra Donor Services. SDS is a nonprofit organization located in Sacramento, California that coordinates organ and tissue donations in parts of northern California and Nevada. Her inspiring … Continue reading

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“Lullabye (Goodnight My Angel)” by Billy Joel

Billy Joel’s touching melody offers us reassurance that death is not the end

If you are one of the many people who have tried to explain death to a child, you can understand the difficulty one faces in finding just the right words. I remember sitting on my bed as a toddler after … Continue reading

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“My life is an open book. But it is very poorly written and I die in the end.”

-Anonymous
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Death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It’s Life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.

- Steve Jobs

 

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