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My Sister Was Murdered: AfterTalk Inspirational Quote 11.10.16

“My Sister was Murdered,” begins Rebecca Peyton’s talk about  why we should share our stories of loss and disappointment. This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. ‘My sister was murdered nearly a decade ago and I can’t shut up about it’, is how Rebecca Peyton begins this

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Finding Hope in Hopelessness: Inspirational Quote 11.3.16

Finding Hope in Hopelessness [Editor: usually, our Inspirational Quotes are from people who have experienced a death. In this case, Peta Murchinson’s story is about “pre-grieving” the anticipated death of her daughter. We believe she has much to say to the Grief and Bereavement Community. About this video: We like to think that we are one

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About Love and Grief: Inspirational Quote 10.27.16

What Forty Steps Taught Me About Love and Grief Actress and advocate Tembi Locke shares her passionate love affair with her husband and the heart-rending diagnosis that taught her how grief can transform. Actress Tembi Locke is best known for her work in television and film. In 2014, she co-starred in “Dumb and Dumber To.”

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Her Father’s Death: AfterTalk Inspirational Quote for 10.20.16

The emptiness was like hunger and indigestion, all tucked up under her lungs. She was reminded of her father’s death. The call she had taken that evening in her tiny med school apartment, her mother telling her that he was in the hospital. She had not changed clothes or told anyone she was leaving. Took

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My Mom Died: AfterTalk Inspirational Quote 10.13.16

Shortly after my mom died, an older relative called and said, “I’m leaving you alone now, but I’ll check back in six months.” When I asked why, she said, “Because that’s when they’re really gone.” And she was right. That’s how long it took for me to get that I was really never going to

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