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From Tragedy to Treasure…A Gift from Jada
at Dec 08, 2015 - 4:36 PM EST
Category: USA

Survivor. Achiever. Strong. Humble. Elegant. Eloquent. Nurturer. Admirable. What does the first letter of every word spell? Sasheena. That’s right. The woman who inspired these words is a woman of God, mother, wife and founder of Gifts by Jada Foundation. She sounds fancy, and rightfully so but there’s no glory without guts. I sat enthralled, in […]

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Grief group helps surviving siblings cope
at Aug 24, 2015 - 5:13 PM EST
Category: USA

In her sibling-loss grief group at the Center for Compassionate Care of the Elizabeth Hospice in Escondido, volunteer facilitator Angie Demers has many therapeutic tools at her disposal. There are her years of experience in crisis intervention and grief counseling. There are the shared experiences of the group members. And then there are these simple […]

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A Mother’s Struggles
at June 14, 2015 - 9:33 AM EST
Category: World

She lost her three children and the house they lived in when her mentally ill brother set fire to the two-bedroom unit in March. Now Suzette Morais is about to be homeless as the friend she has been living with in the aftermath of her tragedy is about to migrate. Three of Morais’ six children […]

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Family of 6-year-old girl killed in Deerfield Beach crash share grief
at at June 14, 2015 - 9:31 AM EST
Category: Local

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Family members of a 6-year-old girl killed in a crash last month are sharing their grief as they struggle to prepare a final farewell for the child. Jose Meza said his heart has been destroyed. It’s been a tough two weeks for Meza and his family. Two weeks ago, Meza and […]

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Vin Diesel Sings, Talks Overcoming Grief in New Interview
at April 9, 2015 - 12:48 PM EST
Category: USA World

Vin Diesel wants you to know that he hasn’t stopped missing co-star and friend Paul Walker. This time, the Furious 7 actor talked to the Italian news outlet Fanpage. The conversation was pretty light, with Vin joking about his limited singing ability, but things got a little emotional when he sang See You Again from […]

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Latest on Police Shooting: Officer’s Mom Speaks of Her Grief
at April 10, 2015 - 8:25 AM ET
Category: USA

The mother of the North Charleston police officer charged with murder in the shooting of a fleeing suspect says she’s grieving for both her family and the family of the victim. Karen Sharpe, mother of officer Michael Thomas Slager, tells ABC’s “Good Morning America” that she knows there are changes for both families. “It will […]

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The Hardest Form of Grief
at April 9, 2015 - 21.00 BST
Category: World

The parents of murdered five-year-old April Jones have written a book about her disappearance. They say this has helped them cope with their grief, but how can anyone deal with such emotion, ask Phil Williams and Justin Parkinson. It’s almost two-and-a-half years since April Jones went missing while playing outside her family home in Machynlleth, […]

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The Ripple Effect Of A Child’s Grief Is Endless
at April 9, 2015 - 11.51:47 EDT AM
Category: World

The little girl is four when her mom is diagnosed with breast cancer. She is nine when her mom dies. Her mom dies at home just after the little girl has been sent outside to play.
 Two children are adopted by their kind aunt who blends these kids with her own after their parents die […]

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In loving memory of Jada Julissia Reynolds