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A World Where it is Ok to Grieve

By: Kate Atwood [Today is National Children’s Grief Awareness Day. It comes on the heels of the tragic terrorist attacks around the world. And while a lot of us are grieving a sense of loss of our own freedom by these attacks, hundreds of families are experiencing the darkest days of grief as they mourn…

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National Suicide Prevention Week

By: Lane Pease, Program Director September 8th – 14th is National Suicide Prevention week.  At Kate’s Club, we regularly work with families who have lost a family member to suicide.  The families come with the normal feelings of grief, but also experiencing intense feelings of guilt, anger, and shame.  Recently, my own community lost several…

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Derrick's Story: To Write Love on Her Arms

Throughout the year, my employer, IDI, hosts “Caring Days” to raise money for nonprofits championed by IDI employees.  Kate’s Club enjoyed a 2011 IDI Caring Day.  Most recently the nonprofit To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) was spotlighted by my coworker Derrick.  Derrick shared his TWLOHA connection and involvement with IDI and generously agreed to allow…

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Changed Our Lives

On July cheap generic viagra with dapoxetine 100mg 6th, 2012 my daughter and our family’s lives were changed forever. An amazing man, my friend, and her father died. He committed suicide. My heart still hurts about this. Not only levitra versus viagra because of how it affects me, but mainly because of how it affects…

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Another father lost

Sydney is 19. Jake is 17. Hunter is 12. They were among the children across our country who lost a parent yesterday. Sydney, Jake + Hunter’s Dad: Junior Seau Most of these children are nameless and faceless to the public at large. Sydney, Jake and Hunter are different. Their dad’s death was breaking, national news.…

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Jeff's Story

Today Jeff Romig shares his story… in his own words… Jeff, his dad, + Bryan at Furman in 1984 Our lives and those of the people we love are defined by our choices. Fifteen years ago today – on Feb. 24, 1996 – my dad’s life ended with his final choice. Steve Romig was a…

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