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My Dad Died From Cancer — So I Made a Movie About It
By Rebecca Weaver
Thing is, expressing loss through art didn't heal my wound. It just exposed it to everyone, in feature-length format.
Remembering Grandma as She Really Was
By Meg Tansey
Some guidelines for memorializing someone at the end of a long and debilitating illness
Losing My Son’s ‘First Mommy’
By Lisa Pierce Flores
When the troubled woman who gave birth to my little boy died at age 31, I realized just how much I’d been riding on her imagined recovery.
My Father’s Death Reminded Me I Married a Good Man
By Jo Piazza
My dad, on the other hand, was a cherished friend and a terrible husband.
Henry Louis Gates Jr., Soledad O’Brien and Allison Gilbert on Remembering and Resilience
By Ralph White
A special May 1 panel at New York Open Center's Art of Dying conference.
By Alexandra Umlas
Grandpa was totally dead. In his honor, I decided to bring my mostly dead orchids back to life.
A Miscarriage Saved My Marriage
By Courtney Maum
I didn’t wish for this loss. But it happened, and brought uncommon gifts.
What My Dad’s Suicide Taught Me About Resilience
By Annie Robinson
A wellness coach offers practical advice for finding your center amid complicated grief.
Meet the Widex
By Stacey Freed
Eight years after we divorced, my sons’ father was dead — and I went from the ex to something more complicated.
My Father Is My Grief Mentor
By Debbie Weiss
Dad raised me on his own after Mom died. So when I, too, lost my spouse young, he showed me how to find happiness again.
Random Acts of Dadness
By Rob Kutner
From rejecting perfectly good restaurant food to donating to worthy causes, I'm spending the first Father's Day after my dad's death trying to emulate his character.
DNA and Middle C
By Rebecca Odes
My son's resemblance to my father was always striking. But after my dad died, it took on new meaning.
Desperately Seeking the Funeral Director With a Matinee Idol Name
By Alana Gautreau
Four years after my grandmother’s death, I was determined to track down — and thank — the mortuary staffer whose kindness (and name) I will never forget.
Help! My Sister Keeps Posting Photos of Our Dead Father (and Tagging Me) on Social
Help! My sister keeps posting photos of our dead father (and tagging me) on social.
Thank You, Sherman Alexie, for Going Public with Your Pain
By Melanie Brooks
By suspending his book tour to deal with grief over losing his mother, Sherman Alexie is challenging a culture that admires stoic resilience.
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