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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.
‘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.
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.
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.
‘I Don’t Wait’
By Modern Loss
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.
In 2015, These Events Changed How We Talk About Grief
By Gabrielle Birkner
From #JeSuisCharlie and #BlackLivesMatter to Sheryl Sandberg's meditation on loss, the past year has transformed the conversation around death and dying.
Sleeping Through Grandma’s Death
By Amy Oestreicher
When I finally came to after a months-long coma, my beloved grandmother was gone.
25 Things I Learned from My Dad
By Kate Hudson
Life lessons, in chronological order, from a recently deceased parent.
News of Dad’s Death, Spread on Facebook
By Amanda MacGregor
Thanks to social media, my father's death was old news by the time I found out about it.
Both Parents Are Gone. But I Miss Only One of Them.
By Debra Nussbaum Cohen
When I long to pick up the phone — and share my joys and my struggles — I only want to speak to Mom.
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