Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Can a Parent's Death Be a Good Thing?

Author Jeanne Safer writes about the opportunities for growth that came out of her mother's death in her new book Death Benefits: How Losing a Parent Can Change an Adult's Life—For the Better. She was interviewed earlier today by the glorious Diane Rehm (yes, more NPR gushing from me). Here's a link to the interview. I admire the honesty of her approach. It's not all doom and gloom that comes out of death. Sometimes, new growth can come from our experiences with it.

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