Programs from May 2017

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A Gold Star Mom Remembers

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Patty Schumacher’s son, LCpl Victor Dew was killed in action while serving in Afghanistan (10/13/2010).  Patty shares  about the impact of Victor’s death on her family, and what she is doing today to honor his life. Victor was the first graduate from Granite Bay High School to die in combat. In April 2013, the post […]

Grief In The Hundred Acre Wood

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Grief According to Winnie the Pooh Mitch Carmody’s interview on Intentional Grief includes this 5 minute excerpt about personalities in grieving.  As he thought about the characters who lived in the Hundred Acre Wood with Winnie the Pooh, he realized that each one has a personality that was revealed when Eyore lost his tail.  Everyone […]

My Warrior’s Place

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Kelly Kowall’s son, SPC Corey Kowall, died while on a combat mission in Afghanistan in 2009. In the ensuing months, Kelly was touched by the battle that many veterans continued to fight after they returned from the war zone. Theirs was an emotional battle against grief, post traumatic stress and depression. Through the purchase of […]

Marriage CAN Survive the Loss of a Child

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After the death of a child, many couples find it difficult to understand their spouse and the way they express their grief. Reading a book together, or setting aside a time each day to talk about how each other is doing can be very revealing and therapeutic to the health of the marriage. Perhaps giving […]