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Book explores how children grieve

Natasha Daniel's children's grief after the death of their father was inspiration
By Scott LaMar/WITF

Disenfranchised grief a barrier to facing a loss

The grief experienced by a significant loss is called disenfranchised when others avoid talking about it or if they use a cliché that minimizes that loss.

By Staff

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COVID-19 killed their brother. Misinformation about the virus divided their family.

For some people, grief is complicated by attitudes about the virus among family and friends.

By Brett Sholtis

Understanding grief through Mary Todd Lincoln’s life and experience

Also on the program: Cannabis laws in neighboring states apply to out-of-state purchasers

By Merideth Bucher/WITF

Speaking Grief

This documentary validates grief as a normal, healthy part of the human experience. Speaking Grief also addresses the role support from friends and family plays in a person’s grief experience.

By Fred Vigeant/WITF

Speaking grief: Jon and Natasha Smith remember Deseray Smith, December 2019

It will be their first Christmas without Jon’s daughter and Natasha’s sister. 29-year-old Deseray Smith passed away in April of this year, when she was hit by a car in Florida.

By Kristine Allen/WPSU