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2013-07-08 12:07:48

The scientists and conservation workers battling to save the world’s dwindling forests, landscapes and endangered animals live constantly with grief, a leading Australian conservation scientist says. “Assailed with accounts of the loss of species and habitats many ecologists and conservation biologists may be suffering from chronic or acute grief,” says Professor Richard Hobbs of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions...

2013-07-02 23:25:55

In his newly published book, the first time non-fiction author shares how losing both of his parents to cancer started him on a journey that ultimately helped him to find himself. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Andrew Maksymowicz, a motivational speaker and founder of the charity Too Much Too Soon Foundation, has just released his first-ever non-fiction book titled “Juggling Chainsaws.” In his newly-published book, Andrew explains how losing both of his parents to cancer—his...

2013-06-25 23:31:26

Grieving the death of a child within their families, 1500 persons from the across the country are expected at The Compassionate Friends 36th National Conference July 5-7 in Boston, MA. The conference will incorporate the 14th annual Walk to Remember which begins at 8 a.m. Sunday July 7. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 The nation's largest self-help bereavement conference will be held in Boston, MA by The Compassionate Friends July 5-7 when up to 1500 parents, siblings, and...

2013-06-18 23:01:41

From one family to another, the Chengs publish a free book for families dealing with the loss of an infant. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 In the fall of 2008, Melanie Tioleco-Cheng received the news that no expectant mother ever wants to hear. Her baby was diagnosed with Trisomy 18. As a physician, she knew exactly what this meant for her second child, Macy, and even more about how little her chance of survival was in light of her heart and lung problems. But, how would Melanie...

2013-06-13 23:27:24

Father's Day can be especially challenging for those who are mourning the loss of a loved one. The First Year of Grief: Help for the Journey, a grief course by Marty Tousley, CNS-BC, FT, DCC is a popular Self Healing Expressions course that spouses, children and grandchildren can look to for support to work through their grief in the privacy of their own home. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Like other holidays and special days, Father's Day can be especially challenging for those...

2013-06-12 23:25:45

As Father's Day approaches, over 61,000 Petitions Sent to Congress to support efforts for The Sarah Grace-Farley-Kluger Act (HR515) and The Parental Bereavement Act of 2013 (S226) to grant unpaid leave to parents who have lost children. Chicago, IL and Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 With Father´s Day just days away, 61,000 supporters of The Farley-Kluger Initiative have petitioned members of Congress to support legislation in both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives...

2013-05-30 23:26:01

As "life after death" books continue to be top best-sellers, the new book "We Don't Die - A Skeptic's Discovery of Life After Death" by Sandra Champlain, becomes a top seller on Amazon, giving readers access to belief in the afterlife, as well as tools to ease the pain caused by grief and ways to live an extraordinary life. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Experts say that humans all share the fear of dying. Currently, the New York Times best seller list has three books on life...

2013-05-24 23:27:01

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization reminds Americans that Memorial Day means much more than the start of the summer season. It provides an opportunity to honor those in the military who have made the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of our nation. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Memorial Day is Monday, May 27, a day that marks the start of the summer season for many Americans. Across the nation, people will have picnics, visit loved ones, and enjoy the long weekend. NHPCO...

2013-05-16 23:21:08

More than 1600 family members grieving the death of a child will converge on Boston July 5-7 for the 36th Compassionate Friends National Conference. The conference will feature known keynote speakers, workshops, sharing sessions, memory boards, a memorial candle lighting, as well as the 14th annual Compassionate Friends Walk to Remember® to be held at 8 a.m. Sunday, July 7. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 More than 1600 family members grieving the death of a child will converge on...

2013-05-15 23:33:25

"How Could I Wish You Back From Heaven?" follows one woman's journey through grief and recovery after the sudden loss of her spouse. It is a testament to God's faithfulness to comfort and guide us through trials, and a tribute to friends who comforted her in times of great need. Venice, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Sandra Brown Neahusan had a very difficult time after her husband passed away in June 2010. The path of grief she walked has been very hard, taking her through the most difficult...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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