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    Loss Squared in the City of Love

    By Rachel Ricketts

    After my mother’s death, I departed for Paris with her ashes — the same week of the tragic terror attacks.

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    Why I'm Jealous of Grieving People

    By Nicole Ferraro

    Dad died when I was 6, and life went on seemingly undeterred. All these years later, I find myself envious of those who have the chance to mourn.

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    Gifting My Dead Dad

    By Alison Zeidman

    I keep getting emails from Bed Bath & Beyond reminding me that “It’s Not Too Late To Find the Perfect Father’s Day Gift!” But in this case, it kind of is.

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    Going Home

    By Alyssa Limperis

    After my dad’s death, now it just feels like a house.

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    Love, Dad

    By Laura Coward

    On my 8th fatherless Father’s Day, my dad found a way to send me a handwritten message from the grave.

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    Writing My Father's Fate

    By Michelle Adelman

    I’m a novelist and killed off the father character early in my first book. When my dad died unexpectedly soon after, I was wracked with guilt.

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