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Mourning with Miso
By Alana Chernila
When someone is cracked wide open from grief, I bring over a briny soup to help replenish the tears they've lost. Here's my recipe.
By Lisa Schamess
In the aftermath of my husband's death, my friends bought me potted plants. I promptly returned them — unable to contemplate caring for another living thing. Fourteen years on, what would it mean to use my credit at the florist?
Ask ML: No Thanks(giving)
By Meg Tansey
My parents and I aren't in a Thanksgiving mood after my brother's sudden death. Other relatives disagree. How can we can ditch the holiday in style?
When Your New Home Has a Sad History
By Beth Taylor
When you buy a home, you want to imagine yourself living there — not the former owner dying there.
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The Writing Life
By Joanna Chen
My friend allowed me no excuses for unfinished work. When she died, I thought I’d never put pen to paper again.
My Sister, The Fly
By Julissa Catalan
The most persistent house fly entered my world the same day my sister left it. But what I didn’t realize was that my sister hadn’t actually left.
‘I Don’t Wait’
It's hard being patient when you're living with a fatal illness. Emily Kramer-Golinkoff is channeling her impatience into changing how Cystic Fibrosis research is done.
‘Call Me a Mother’
By Talia Haykin
After two miscarriages, I feel like a parent — even though I've never held my babies or pushed them in a stroller. I want you to respect that.
Sleeping Through Grandma’s Death
By Amy Oestreicher
When I finally came to after a months-long coma, my beloved grandmother was gone.
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