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Camp Twin Lakes

Each year the kids of Kate’s Club head to Rutledge, Georgia for their retreat at Camp Twin Lakes. Kate’s Club uses this traditional camp setting to allow the kids to enjoy activities, friendship and learn how to deal with their grief in a positive way. Camp Twin Lakes Project One of the activities the kids…

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You're Invited (The Event: Part 3)

On February 26th, the kids of Kate’s Club will commemorate the First Annual Grief Awareness Day with a tree planting in Grove Park. To kick-off the day, there will be a welcome by Atlanta City Council Member, Ivory Lee Young, and a message delivered by Chomique Holdsclaw (WNBA Star) + Kate’s Club founder, Kate Atwood. Grove Park We…

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"I Really Miss My Dad"

Meet the young and talented Demetrius Martin. On June 30, 2010, his father was murdered on the northwest side of Detroit. Demetrius, a ten-year old honor student, turned his grief into a book that encourages others to cope with death in a healthy way. Newly published author, Demetrius Martin Demetrius’ mom, Erica, sought the resources provided…

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Warrick Dunn: Making His Mother's Dream A Reality

Tonight the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers will face-off in the NFL’s biggest game of the year, Super Bowl XLV. In celebration of the game, today we are featuring one of the NFL’s finest, Warrick Dunn. In 1993, Warrick Dunn’s mother, Betty Ann Smothers, was an off-duty police officer escorting a businesswoman to a bank…

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Some Book Suggestions

For Jessica, a helpful part of her grieving process was reading the book When Someone You Love Dies by Therese Rando. This book along with several others are part of a list on the website suggested for those who are grieving. Other books on their list include: “Tear Soup”, by Pat Schweibert “A Grief Observed”, by…

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Music for the Soul

Music is unique in its ability to transport us back to a place or time based on the memory associated with a song. The range of emotions that a song can evoke are all encompassing. For musicians dealing with the loss of a loved one, turning to music can become therapy. Writing of the lyrics can be healing for…

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