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AfterTalk LIVE: 12/17: Children as Survivors of Suicide

Experts Discuss Children as Survivors of Suicide on Wednesday, December 17th 3pm EST on AfterTalk: LIVE On Wednesday December 17th,, AfterTalk: LIVE presents a discussion of the impact of a parental suicide on children and how families can cope. The panel features  Mandi Zucker, MSW, Grief Recovery Specialist and Program Director of Imagine: A Center for Coping

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Inspirational Quote 11/27/14: A Child’s Prayers

A Prayer I used to be part of you belong to you the extension of your being but now you live within me are the spark of my consciousness I say prayers for you With you as you sing your melodies speak your words hearing your voice in mine and my eyes too green have

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Quote 11/13 Matthew McConaughey on his father’s death

Last week’s People Magazine quoted Matthew McConaughey on his father’s death by heart attack in 1992. These are his words: PopPassing A boy loses his father, he quickly becomes a man. I was 22. I remember clearly the sobriety I felt in the pain of my father’s passing. The sorrow refined me, and I never

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Grieving for my Father: a Daughter’s reflections

I have two really bad months in the year. January marks the anniversary of the decline of my father’s treatment for colon cancer, and his consequent death. There are a couple of days in January when grieving for my father makes it hard to get out of bed, because the sheer memory of grief weighs me down.

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Children and Grieving: Bindi Irwin talks about missing her famous father

As a father, and especially as one who has raised children whose biological father died when they were young, I was deeply moved the People Magazine’s interview with Bindi Irwin, daughter of “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin who died eight years ago during a freak encounter with a sting ray.  It’s the cover story of the

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