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Mom’s Minivan: A Cartoon
By Paige Smith-Hogan
My childhood minivan was layers of disgusting. It was also a place where I spent a ton of time with my mom when she was alive. This is the story of both of those things.
I Came Out to My Family While Planning My Mother’s Funeral
By Saeed Jones
Reeling in brand-new grief, I felt more like my true self than ever before.
How To Bury a War
By Merissa Nathan Gerson
It begins at a New Jersey diner, and ends as the last Holocaust survivor in our family was lowered into the ground.
The ‘Funeral Clothes Project’
By Spencer Merolla
How (and why) I'm turning old funeral frocks into fine art.
Fiction: I Am the Widow
By Leslie Pietrzyk
Modern Loss' first foray into fiction is from a new book of short stories from the trenches of young widowhood.
Not Set in Stone
By Kate Bigam
It’s been 10 years since my boyfriend died, but his grave bears no headstone with his name on it. He deserves better.
Funeral Planning: What You Need To Know
By Modern Loss
Modern Loss' tips for an event you never wanted to plan or pay for (but may need to).
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