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Remembering Loved Ones

To Her, I Was

Tricia McCallum | Posted 11.25.2014 | Parents
Tricia McCallum

Her name was Catherine. Her favorite song was "Imagine" by John Lennon. Her favorite color, yellow. She knew the words to just about any song you could name and would sing at the drop of a hat.

Beloved Dad's Memory Lives On Through Special Message In A Bottle From His Family

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.15.2014 | Good News

This fisherman's soul will forever remain at sea, thanks to a special message in a bottle created by his family. When California native Melvin Stan...

How Will You Remember?

Terri Barnes | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Terri Barnes

Blue sky overhead. Green leaves flutter in the Oklahoma breeze, and birds sing in the trees. Spring is here at last. Newly turned red earth marks the...

The Death Of Thanksgiving

Dr. Candi K. Cann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Dr. Candi K. Cann

That recipe was a symbol of love, and selflessness, all wrapped up in bacon.

7 Ways To Honor A Missing Loved One At Your Wedding | Posted 05.02.2013 | Weddings

Obviously you want to be surrounded by everyone you love on your wedding day, so it sucks when that just can't happen. Here are seven ways to honor th...

WATCH: Cremated Ashes Used For Fireworks?

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.15.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

HuffPost Live's Nancy Redd talks to Nick Drobnis about how he started his company Angels Flight, which turns cremated ashes into a fireworks display f...

Smallest Gesture Means Something to Mourners

Linda K. Wertheimer | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda K. Wertheimer

Today reminded me that there is a little bit of my brother in every place he lived, every place he walked, every place he laughed, every place he flashed that huge smile that teachers and friends alike thought was contagious.

Remembrance of People Passing

Michael Drew | Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Drew

This is the time of year when people recall events of the past 12 months, but more important, the lives we lost.

Memories And Memorial Day

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 07.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Kergan Edwards-Stout

This Memorial Day I'll pause and honor the many of my own troops who have fallen in battle. They may not have had the uniform or the recognition of our armed forces, but the wars they fought were just as valiant, and I, for one, am richer for their many, varied gifts and sacrifices.

Celebrating Lost Loved Ones During The Holidays

Jackie Hooper | Posted 01.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Jackie Hooper

It can be difficult to find the strength to keep family traditions alive, especially if the person who loved them so much is no longer around to share in the experience.

The Final Sketch of a Life

Katherine Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Katherine Dunn

When I went to help clean out my father's belongings, my mother casually showed me a small drawing he had done just two days before his death. I felt I had stumbled on to a hidden Picasso.