Sunday Round Up – Coping with Death

Our weekly round up of stories and articles about coping with loss, mourning after a death, and celebrating life culled from various corners of the web. For previously featured grieving-related news and stories, check out our EF Roundup Section.

IN PICTURES: A day of mourning and unity in Paris

By: France 24

France 24 - Day of Unity March

“Record crowds took to the streets of Paris and cities across France on Sunday to march against extremism and honour the victims of a three-day terror spree that claimed 17 victims, starting with an attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo.”

23 Heartbreaking Cartoons from Cartoonists Responding To The Charlie Hebdo Shooting

By: Ryan Broderick, Buzzfeed

Break one, thousand will rise #CharlieHebdo #JeSuisCharlie #raiseyourpencil

A photo posted by Lucille Clerc (@lucille_clerc) on

Death Becomes Disturbingly Routine: The Diary Of An Ebola Doctor 


NPR Diary of an Ebola Doctor

“Since early December, American doctor Joel Selanikio has been treating Ebola patients in Lunsar, Sierra Leone, about 60 miles from the capital of Freetown. As he wrapped up his tour with the International Medical Corps, he sent along an audio diary of his time in the epidemic’s hot zone. Hear his full diary by clicking the audio link at the top of this page.”

[Note: Also check out our Ebola Footprint Page]

With “The Challenge,” MTV Copes with On-Screen Life After Death 

By: Max Kutner, Newsweek

The Challenge On-Screen Life After Death

“The tragic reality of death is part of the arc of the stories of characters whom viewers have grown to know,” says Mark Andrejevic, author of Reality TV: The Work of Being Watched.

If there are any stories about mourning, loss, tributes, or coping with death you think we should feature, leave us a comment below or tweet us @EFootprint!


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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