Tag Archives: Mortality of Children

What Forms of Support Exist for Children Facing End of Life? An Interview with Angie Carmignani

Angie Carmignani of The Taylor Family Foundation helps children at the end of their lives and their families with various forms of support

Today, SevenPonds speaks with Angie Carmignani, Executive Director of The Taylor Family Foundation, an organization striving to enhance the quality of life for children facing disabilities and life-threatening illnesses as well as providing support for those at the end of … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Birds of America” by Lorrie Moore (1998)

Lorrie Moore's stories deal artfully with illness and mortality in young children

Lorrie Moore has made an appearance on this blog before for a reason. Her simple, incisive writing and her tragically everyday characters make for some very affecting pieces on life, death and sickness. Moore’s 1998 collection of short stories is … Continue reading

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