Death of a Child

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By Tiffany Nardoni I never thought I’d be here. On the other side. Five years ago, I was content, joyful, blissfully enjoying my three ...
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By Mandy Hitchcock About a year after my seventeen-month-old daughter Hudson died from a sudden bacterial infection, I began to notice these birds singing ...
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By Kendra Merrill Imagine you’re standing on a mountain, overlooking the rivers and valleys below. The trees go on for miles, and the rays ...
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By Trish Thomas Our moments have great power and possibility. They can discourage us, destroy us, deliver us, or drive us. My most defining ...
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By Jennifer Massoni Pardini We lost you nearly four years ago on a Saturday in June. “He’s beautiful,” my nurse said as she placed ...
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By Diana Stone I stood in front of a group of Zimbabweans, three churches combined into one for our arrival. They sat – on ...
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By Kristina Smith “Breathe.” I didn’t want her to stop. The doctors and nurses and respiratory therapists in the ER – they all worked ...
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By Laura Rundell “When you’re on your knees and answers seem so far away. You’re not alone, stop holding on, and just be held.”  ...
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By Michelle Volpe One Sunday in church, someone asked me how I was doing. The only thing I could really realistically compare my grief ...
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By Rachel George Sometimes it’s the small talk that kills me. Those little questions from people in the grocery store line, bank tellers, waitresses, ...
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By Michelle Villalobos January 31, 2014, is the day my heart shattered. It’s the day everything I thought I knew disintegrated right in front ...
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By Ashley Sullenger It was a hot summer day, and my husband and I were happily walking out of the movie theatre, enjoying the ...
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By Ady Dorsett Hayden’s life earth-side was short but impactful nonetheless. After five painful, yet empowering hours of labor, he entered this world screaming ...
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By Jessica Watson Eight years ago our daughter Hadley passed away. She was one of triplets, all three vying to leave my stomach long ...
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By Tracie Loux I’ll never forget seeing this line in Mattie’s obituary: “He is survived by father, John, mother, Tracie, brother and sister-in-law, Nick and ...
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By Dana Ludvik I had always been afraid to hold babies. At family events, I dreaded the moment when someone inevitably asked, “Don’t you ...
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By John Ennis, Lt. Colonel in the United States Marine Corps Hopeless, broken, defeated…these are the words that I would use to describe myself as ...
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By Trey and Nicole Flynn What is it like to lose a child? Silly question answered in two words. “The struggles.” It’s an understatement ...
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