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Pain and Grief: Inspirational Quote for 8.25.16

“Pain and grief have been kept buried for ages, bred in secrecy and shame, wrapped by an ongoing conspiracy of smiles and well-being. Pain and grief are most healing and ecstatic emotions. Yes, sure, they can be hard, yet what makes them most devastating is the perverted idea that they are wrong, that they need

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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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Loss of a Son: Ghazala Kahn Answers Donald Trump

[Editor’s note: This not meant to be a political statement, but instead to share a mother’s profound expression of grief for a son lost in war. Ghazala Kahn and her husband spoke at the Democratic Convention last week, and their presentation has started a national discourse on loss and service. If you want to see

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Inspirational Quote: 7.21.16 Baton Rouge Speaks

One of the Baton Rouge police officers killed Sunday wrote on Facebook just days ago how recent tensions with the community left him “tired physically and emotionally.” “I swear to God I love this city but I wonder if the city loves me,” Officer Montrell Jackson, 32, a 10-year veteran of the force, wrote July

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