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When My Mom Died, My Dad Gave Us a Priceless Present

How I Learned to Say Goodbye With Grace

Grieving isn’t easy, but my father did it well

Mom and Dad Godlewski with their five daughters. Ruth, Lorraine, Mary Anne, Dot, and Joanne

My husband and I live in Lincoln, Nebraska. On Sunday night, September 16, 2007, my sister called from Philadelphia and told us that Mom was in the hospital. The call was brief. “I’ll keep you posted,” she…

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