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Gabrielle is the co-founder of Modern Loss.
Reading ‘The Lives They Loved’
By Gabrielle Birkner
In my year working as an obituary writer, I learned just how extraordinary "ordinary" people can be. That's the prevailing message of The New York Times interactive feature "The Lives They Loved."
For Newtown Parents, a Forever Grief
Over the past year, Sandy Hook parents have opened up about the children they lost, and the pain that is their constant companion.
After the Launch, a Celebration
A day after Modern Loss’ launch, we invited some of our supporters and writers to raise a glass with us at a bar in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood.
Modern Loss in Slate
Why are so many of those “confronting American denialism about death” women? Slate explores in a feature — our first press mention — about Modern Loss.
How Modern Loss Came To Be
Maybe it’s frustration with the digital landscape that's the new mother of invention. At least, that seemed to be a theme of a recent panel discussion on entrepreneurship in which Rebecca and I took part.
Inside Our New Amazon Store
The best writing on loss can help the grief-stricken feel less isolated. Many of our favorite titles are featured in our new Amazon store.
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