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“You will lose someone you can’t live without, and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live forever in your broken heart that doesn’t seal back up. And you come through. It’s like having a broken leg that never heals perfectly—that still hurts when the weather gets cold, but you learn to dance with the limp.”

-Anne Lamott
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Memorial Song: Gilbert O’Sullivan’s Hit “Alone Again” Touches on Many Kinds of Grief and Loss

Including something unfamiliar to us, unacknowledged grief

The lyrics of Gilbert O’Sullivan’s 1972 number one hit “Alone Again” beautifully weave stories in and out of many kinds of grief and loss. The song grabs our hearts with these heartbreaking losses, having earned him 3 Grammy Awards for the top … Continue reading

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