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Joan Rivers: an Aftertalk Letter and Personal Rememberance

Dear Joan Rivers, You were the only one of the countless celebrities that he cared for who reached out to me and my children after my husband Allen Epstein, committed suicide. Your affection for him was clear as his had been for both you and Melissa, but you were determined that day to make sure,

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Inspirational Quote of the Week for September 4, 2014

Parting is inevitably painful, even for a short time. It’s like an amputation. I feel a limb is being torn off, without which I shall be unable to function. And yet, once it is done… life rushes back into the void, richer, more vivid and fuller than before. Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American aviator and author  

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AfterTalk Inspirational Quote of the Week for August 28, 2014

  INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE OF THE WEEK “You will lose someone you can’t live without, and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live forever in your broken heart that doesn’t seal back up.

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Inspirational Quote of the Week for August 21, 2014

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE OF THE WEEK “She fit her head under his chin, and he could feel her weight settle into him. He held her tight and words spilled out of him without prior composition. And this time he made no effort to clamp them off. He told her about the first time he had looked

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A Daughter on Grieving: Losing a Father and Dating

My sister just finished her freshman year of high school. Like plenty of teenage girls, she has taken an interest in her male peers. To my great concern, an exorbitant number of boys have taken an interest in her too. It’s scary watching your little sibling come of age. It’s scarier watching people close to

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