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Researchers look for connections between fried foods and mortality
Film Review: OWN TV’s “Serving Life”:An inmate-staffed hospice program in one of the roughest prisons in the U.S.
Secular Funerals and Rituals Are Becoming More Common:Rituals help atheists, agnostics and the otherwise religiously unaffiliated move through grief
Tag Archives: Losing a Child
Three teenagers talk to their families about how they want to die
Parents of terminally ill children have a tough decision to make: to talk about funeral plans with their child or to shield them from the idea completely. It’s not an easy decision. When the child is a teenager who has … Continue reading
These hard rock titans pay an unexpected tribute to the sudden death of a child in this haunting memorial song
When you hear the name “Led Zeppelin,” you probably think of John Bonham’s thundering drums, Jimmy Page’s dirty, crunchy guitar riffs and Robert Plant’s howling vocals. They’re best-known for singing about sex, drugs and hobbits. But this group has a … Continue reading
In Tomorrow Comes, Donna Mebane tries to make sense of the sudden death of her daughter, imagining how she spends time in heaven
The unthinkable happened to Donna Mebane: her 19 year-old daughter Emma died suddenly in her sleep. She wasn’t sick; she simply went to bed one night and never woke up. It’s every parent’s worst nightmare come true. Emma Mebane left … Continue reading
The beautiful, tragic story of a grandfather losing his daughter
In his 2010 memoir, Making Toast, Roger Rosenblatt paints a beautiful portrait of what it means to lose someone too soon. After his daughter, Amy, dies suddenly of a rare heart abnormality, Rosenblatt and his wife move in with their … Continue reading