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Parents Devotion to a Dying Infant — Avery’s Bucket List

What would you do if you had an infant who might not live to her second birthday? Many might get lost in sorrow. But this family has chosen a completely different path. They created a bucket list for their infant … Continue reading

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You, dead, are so much better than anyone else alive.

The following letter appeared on a site called Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving a Wider Audience. It is the words of the famous teacher and physicist Richard Feynman to his deceased wife. Deeply touching, and a reminder of the range … Continue reading

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9/11 — How well did we cope?

Like other tragedies involving mass fatalities (such as the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in 1911), psychologists have sought to gain understanding about grief and grieving by studying the after-effects of the 9/11 attack. Ruth Davis Konigsberg has summarized these findings in … Continue reading

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