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Vigils, Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre, Long Beach

James Scarborough | Posted 09.05.2013 | Arts
James Scarborough

A Widow's fireman husband (he's called Body) dies trying, without success, to rescue a Child trapped in a burning building. Instead of letting his Soul ascend to heaven, she keeps him in what looks like a coffin but is really a grandfather clock.

When a Loved One Is Critically Ill: How to Survive the Waiting Room

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

I believe the "vigil" saps families not only of their energy, but also their ability to make intelligent decisions. I've put together some tips drawn directly from how my son and I chose to cope with our three-week ICU waiting room experience. They may work for you.