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On Teaching Writing Through Grief
By Debbie Leaman
I teach others how to tell their saddest stories. But when it came to my own brother’s loss, the words wouldn’t come — until they did.
Having a Dead Sibling Is Full of Contradictions
By Anne Pinkerton
It’s been a decade since my brother died. His death has shaped me and it has confounded me — with its curses and blessings, too.
My Brother’s Christmas-Themed Funeral
By Gina DeMillo Wagner
Alan lived with a rare genetic disorder that made him unpredictable, child-like and full of wonder. When he died at age 43, his memorial service was unique as he was.
ASK MODERN LOSS: Do My Kids Need a New Male Role Model?
By Meg Tansey
A single mom by choice asks our advice columnist what to do now that her brother and father are gone.
My Instagram Therapy
By Domenique Osborne
With @textsforjohn, I can still walk through the world looking for things to share with my brother — even though he’s no longer here.
Bereavement Group Dropout
By Teresa Strasser
Around a table full of widow-baked cookies, I absorbed the most profound of all death clichés, and I was done.
Home, Not Home
By Nikki Reimer
After my brother died suddenly, everything about my hometown felt all wrong — until it didn't.
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