Tag Archives: children and grief when a parent dies

You’re Not There, Part 2 Inspirational Quote 1.12.17

A few weeks ago the Inspirational Quote of the Week was musical, a song by Lukas Forchhammer, frontman of the Danish pop band Lukas Graham. Since then, Lukas has been nominated for a Grammy for Song of the Year. NPR recently interviewed Lukas, and this week’s Inspirational Quote is Lukas in his own words. There’s also

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My dad just recently passed: Inspirational Quote 12.29.16

My dad just recently passed away this month very close to Christmas, he and I never had the perfect relationship growing up but within the last few years we had started to develop some progress in fixing our relationship, especially since he found out he has his first grandchild on the way. The loss of

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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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The interesting thing about grief

Stephen Colbert is no stranger to grief. When he was 10 years old, his father and two older brothers died in an Eastern Airlines plane crash in North Carolina. He made several statements when his mother passed at 92, including these. A video follows. “The interesting thing about grief, I think, is that it is

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My Dad Died: Inspirational Quote 8.18.16

“My dad died, I write. almost a year ago. Car accident. My hand is shaking; my eyes sting and fill. I add Not his fault before pushing the notebook and pen back across the table, wiping a hand across my cheeks. As he reads, my impulse is to reach out, grab the notebook, run outside,

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