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Islands and Grief: Inspirational Quote 2.16.17

I stumbled upon this quote in a novel by one of my favorite authors, Jeffery Deaver, best known for his Lincoln Rhyme series, especially The Bone Collector which was made into a movie starring Denzel Washington. It is a dialogue about grief between an adolescent girl who has lost her mother tragically in a case

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Mary Tyler Moore: Inspirational Quote for 2.9.17

The nation has mourned the death of Mary Tyler Moore as if she were a head of state. Perhaps she was the head of a state of mind. I thought we should take time to recognize her.  We honor both the character she portrayed and the incredibly philanthropic person she was in real life, raising

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NY Times Article about AfterTalk author Dr. David Fajgenbaum

Over a year ago Dr. David Fajgenbaum contributed a piece to AfterTalk on support for grieving college students. He was the subject of a New York Times article last Sunday about his own struggle with Castleman Disease which is extremely rare and frequently fatal. To read the article on Dr. Fajgenbaum click this link: THE NEW

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My brother passed away; Inspirational Quote 2.2.17

My brother passed away Everything has changed. My brother passed away suddenly a few days before Christmas. He was in his thirties. He was born with Cystic Fibrosis, and four years ago, had a double lung transplant. We always knew time with him was precious, but everything seemed normal. It was a heart attack. I always

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