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Condolences

Changing the Way We Experience Loss and Death

Laura McCorkindale | Posted 06.05.2014 | Impact
Laura McCorkindale

This is the one gem of light in the otherwise torturous loss of a loved one. Being conscious of this gift, allowing it and remembering it (for yourself and others) could be life changing during grieving, so spread the word.

Heartfelt Thanks From the Marriott Family

Bill Marriott | Posted 09.15.2013 | Travel
Bill Marriott

Thank you for lightening our burden with your caring and concern. It has meant a great deal to both me and Donna.

Condolence

Sarah Richards Kim, M.D. | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Sarah Richards Kim, M.D.

Some have suggested that sending a condolence card is in fact part of a physician's professional obligation to a patient. Families may be comforted by the affirmation that their loved one was not merely a name on a roster, but a person, whose death is noteworthy.

What's Happening To The 500,000 Condolence Letters To Newtown

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.07.2013 | Parents

In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the town of Newtown, Conn., was flooded with support a variety of forms. A group from a...

JFK Condolence Letters Published For First Time In New Book

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

CONCORD, N.H. — Among the 1.5 million condolence letters sent to President John F. Kennedy's widow after his assassination in 1963 were more tha...

He "Will Be Missed." Yeah? By Whom?

Susan Isaacs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Isaacs

For a democratic nation that considers itself the land of the free and home of the caring, "will be missed" is an oddly stiff, detached way of expressing loss.