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By Michael Bahler
As my wife’s due date approached, my mother was defying death. I told myself she was holding on to meet the baby. My father and sister had other explanations.
‘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.
Speak for Your Self
By Janet Reich Elsbach
My sister had a right to be stubborn in facing terminal cancer — even if the rest of us disagreed with her choices.
Don’t Say Nothing
By Magnolia Ripkin
And 7 other things to remember when a loved one reveals they are terminally ill.
Grief: There’s No Comparison
By Becky A. Benson
We may try size up our grief to justify the depth of our pain, or to remind ourselves that it could be worse. But trying to determine a hierarchy does no one any good.
The Looming 365
By Meg Tansey
What to do on that dreaded first death anniversary? Can a terminally ill man prepare his wife for life without him? Sound advice from Meg.
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