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Jennifer White
Jennifer White is a social entrepreneur, artist and advocate for hope. She founded Hope After Project after her losing her mother to suicide in 2011. She writes about her experience with loss and her dedication to finding hope in the darkest places for herself and others. Jennifer is a member of the Creative Activist community at Creative Visions Foundation. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Creative Visions Foundation. Personal opinion of the author only.

Entries by Jennifer White

Community Brings Hope to Cancer Patients in Memory of Mother

(1) Comments | Posted October 23, 2014 | 1:55 PM

"Today was the first day, in a really, really long time that when I thought of my mom I just thought of her, the person she was, instead of thinking about how she died," my best friend, Brooks, said as we drove to our favorite restaurant in Kansas City after...

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Sharing Grief, Community Service and Living in the Gray Space

(0) Comments | Posted April 2, 2014 | 6:51 PM

Grieving can be an isolating and confusing journey. Sometimes seeing other people grieve and sharing experiences with them can be just the thing we need to clarify our own feelings.

I met my friend Patty at a support group for people who have lost loved ones to suicide. Her...

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Finding Hope After

(0) Comments | Posted February 13, 2014 | 11:31 AM

As the second anniversary of my mom's death approached I felt a lingering sadness and deep anger. I had tried to do everything "right" in my grieving process. My mom took her own life on July 19, 2011 and by the next month I was in a support group for...

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