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Grief: The Scarlet Letter “G”

Notes on comforting a grieving mother

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When my daughter died of SIDS in 2003, I felt like I had a scarlet letter “G” plastered on my forehead. G for GRIEF. But, as anyone who is grieving a loss can tell you, there is a half-life for people’s wanting to see that “G.”

The only people who seemed to accept this “G” were others who were also grieving. I can remember…

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