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Chicken Chow Found
By Jerusha Klemperer
I've spent years attempting to rebuild my dad's favorite recipe. And with a simple wok, I've connected our family with him anew.
By Carole Newton McManus
My mother lay dying mere weeks after my husband's death. But this time, I had some control over how my family experienced the loss.
This Side of Paradise
By Nanea Hoffman
Hawaiian cemetery picnics have long been a family tradition, but one I have resisted since my father died.
Mourning Option A
By Sheryl Sandberg
Thirty days after her husband's sudden death, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg shares a transparent portrait of grief -- and her determination to make the best of what's next.
Holding on to Culture and Tradition During Mourning
By Franny Silverman
From talking to the deceased to 'tomb sweeping,' here's how mourners have found meaning in their religious and cultural rituals.
How I’m Making Mother’s Day My Bitch
By Kate Spencer
I've spent years wallowing on this Hallmark holiday, missing my dead mom. This time, though, I'm making it my own.
Mother’s Day, Millennial Style
By Ruby Dutcher
How Tootsie Rolls and apple cider helped bring my haphazard support system together on the first Mother's Day after my mom's death.
Paying Tribute to My Peeps
By Karen Iris Tucker
My 13-pound Bichon Frisé was my best friend, my loyal companion and my professional buoy. So why isn't there a blueprint for mourning a pet who loved me as much as any human did?
Rites of Passage
By Modern Loss
Rituals of all kinds — from daily prayers to playing pop songs — can help mitigate grief after loss, a new study out of Harvard shows.
5 Ideas for Facing Deathiversaries
By Tré Miller Rodríguez
As our Mourning, Noon & Night columnist marks five years since her husband's death, here are her tips for getting through those 'deathiversaries.'
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