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Surviving Tragedy: The Various Paths Beyond

Apr 24, 2013 (Talk of the Nation) — Survivors of sudden, unexpected events, like the bombings at the Boston Marathon, the explosion in West, Texas and natural disasters, may deal with a wide variety of emotions. Some may discover a newfound appreciation for life, while others may experience extreme feelings of guilt.

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Craig Potts, crossed the Boston Marathon finish line moments after first explosion
Richard Tedeschi, professor psychology, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
George Bonanno, professor of clinical psychology at Columbia University and author of The Other Side of Sadness

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