I remember the moment I truly understood that aging happens to everyone, that death is inevitable and family is everything.
Over the years, I've taken a keen interest in the response to death in our country. We don't like it. It makes us uncomfortable. Someplace deep inside, we believe if we're smart enough, fast enough, clever enough, it won't happen to us.
I have sat with a daughter with no life left.
Jenni Chui is raising a new generation of boys that she hopes will have the power to change the rape culture.
I’ve had a lot of time to review the woman my mother was. A lot of time in which to feel angry with her, or in awe of her. I’ve adored her and despised her, even in death.
There are days when I wish I had never entertained the idea of returning to school, of becoming a nurse.
Rare Bird is the story of a family in pain, but it’s also the story of a family full of faith and love and resilience.
For the first time in my life, I prayed for a miracle.
The death of a child is unimaginable. Your heart breaks into a million pieces as you ponder what their life would be like.
In hindsight, I was glad I’d gone so over the top. I couldn’t have known that her first birthday party would be the only one I’d ever get to throw her.
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