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Death in the Family

A To-Do List For Myself After My Father's Death

Abby Rosmarin | Posted 11.06.2015 | Women
Abby Rosmarin

3. Wake up when you wake up. Be it with the alarm or at 2 a.m. Don't fight it.

"7 life lessons from my little brother's death"

Tanya Hayre | Posted 07.08.2016 | Women
Tanya Hayre

The most profound lesson I have learned is that grief is the price of love; real, raw love from every ounce of your being. Sometimes I am overwhelmed with peace of mind and gratitude. Other times, my feelings get the best of me, and I crumble. It changes day to day.

Need a Last Minute Gift? Try the Local Comic Shop

Bryan Young | Posted 02.18.2015 | Books
Bryan Young

If you're looking for a last minute holiday gift for the nerd in your life, do your best to eschew the big stores and instead take a gander into your closest comic book store.

Much More Than a Zombie Film: Danger Word Brings Special Messages to Black Community

Olympia Duhart | Posted 08.04.2013 | Black Voices
Olympia Duhart

In "The Walking Dead," Warm Bodies and the upcoming World War Z, zombies are leaving deep footsteps in Hollywood. Now, black filmmakers are adding their own imprint to the zombie trek with the short film Danger Word.

IMAGES: The Joker Gets Nastier

Bryan Young | Posted 03.19.2013 | Books
Bryan Young

Who is the bigger sadist: the Joker? Or the man writing the actions of the Joker, Scott Snyder?

How I Discovered You Can Communicate From The Great Beyond

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 11.04.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I have great news. I'm here to tell you something that's sure to raise your spirits. Are you ready for this? After we bite the dust, kick the bucket, leave for Headstone Park in a pine condo, we can continue to have telephone conversations with those we leave behind.

'I Had Never Seen Anyone Die Before'

Dr. Lawrence M. Schall | Posted 09.26.2012 | Fifty
Dr. Lawrence M. Schall

I had never seen anyone die before. My dad went peacefully but still, it was awfully hard to watch. I had my hand on his forehead the whole time. My siblings each held a hand or rested their hand on his leg.

The Loss of Loved Ones

Diana M. Raab | Posted 02.15.2012 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

My father adored me. I was his sunshine, and when he died a large chunk of me died. I cannot say that the pain has dissipated, but it has softened over the years.

Remembering My Dad Before Alzheimer's

Susan J. Cobb | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan J. Cobb

Did I mistake his waning passion for mellowing, instead of recognizing the black hole where there was no one there? I have no question about one thing: Alzheimer's sucks.

When Grief Won't Come

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peggy Drexler

A friend of mine knocked on my door with some sad news. Her mother had died. As I sat beside her on the couch, I felt her sadness like an embrace. It...