Sunday Round Up: Articles about Grieving

Our weekly round up of interesting articles about life and death, grieving and healing, and inspiring life stories culled from various corners of the web.

Retweet If You’re Grieving

By: Anna Altman, New York Times

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“Rest in peace. That three-word phrase, expressing a sincere hope that the dead will find peace in the afterlife, is a fitting inscription for a tombstone,” writes Bella Mackie for The Guardian. It is now also “a very popular hashtag on social media.”

Therapy Dogs Comfort Grieving Community After School Shooting

By: Lisa Bernier, BarkBox

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“To help the school and the Marysville community, all of them who are reeling from these events, three Golden Retrievers arrived Monday to comfort them in their grieving. Shami, 6, Luther, 3, and 9-month-old Aaron journeyed from Chicago to Washington as part of the Lutheran Church Charities’ K-9 Comfort Dogs program. ”

Cremated Remains Traveling to Space is Really Happening

By:  CDFuneralNews

“We fulfill the dreams of those who always wanted to go into space,” Eisele said. “A symbolic proportion of the cremated remains are sent into space.”

The way this man is making his late daughter’s dream come true will move you to tears. 

By: Carly Sitzer, In Touch Weekly

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“The unthinkable happened to the community Tillburg in the Netherlands on Oct. 16 when 13-year-old Anna van Keulen got in a bicycle accident on her way to school. And now her grieving father, Niek van Keulen, is attempting to make his daughter’s dream of fame come true.”

 

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About Tiffany Qua

Social Media Manager Tiffany Qua, MA, specializes in content strategy, digital marketing, and social media campaigns. A graduate of Columbia University and John Hopkins University, Tiffany and her husband live in NYC.

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