Archive for June 2013

Beyond The Lens: Photography as Therapy

Our mission at Kate’s Club is to empower children and teens facing life after the death of a parent or sibling.  One of the ways that we empower our kids is by giving them different means to express themselves and to work through the emotions they are feeling.  This past March our teens took party…

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Grieving Teens

By Lane Pease, Program Director Last week, Paris Jackson, Michael Jackson’s daughter, was rushed to the hospital in an apparent suicide attempt.  An attorney for the family wrote, “Being a sensitive 15-year-old is difficult no matter who you are. It is especially difficult when you lose the person closest to you. Paris is physically fine…

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Nine Years Under

The official start of summer is this month.  Maybe Nine Years Under: Coming of Age in an Inner City Funeral Home should be on your summer reading list? 31-year-old Baltimore writer Sheri Booker turned grief over the loss of her beloved Aunt into employment at a West Baltimore funeral home and the kernal of her writing career.  Sheri’s work…

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