Archive for November 2012

Turning grief into action

Paul and Sheila Wellstone campaigning from the back of Sen. Wellstone’s legendary green and white campaign bus. On Oct. 25, 2002, the Wellstone’s along with their daughter Marcia, three campaign aides – Tom Lapic, Mary McEvoy and Will McLaughlin- and the plane’s two pilots were killed in a plane crash in their home state of…

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Happy birthday dad

My dad would have been 64 years old today. It’s also the 20th anniversary of the last Presidential election that he voted in since he chose to take his life nine months before his birthday and the 1996 Presidential election. It’s strange, but I can’t ever remember us discussing politics. I feel confident that he…

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Dia de los Muertos

We talk often on this blog about how everyone’s grief journey is different. Since today is the Day of the Dead, we thought we would take the opportunity to show how people grieve differently in other cultures. Day of the Dead is filled with ritual that has been practiced for over 3,000 years in what…

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