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News stories tagged with "grief"

Maria Zobniw and her daughter Chrystia in happier times (Photo used by permission)
Maria Zobniw and her daughter Chrystia in happier times (Photo used by permission)

In Binghamton, sorrow, questions and the search for a way forward after violence

Three months have passed since a gunman opened fire at an immigrant services center in Binghamton. Jiverly Wong, a mentally-ill immigrant from Vietnam, murdered thirteen people before taking his own life. Brian Mann was one of the reporters NPR sent to cover the shooting. NPR asked Brian to go back to Binghamton this summer, to talk with families and to find out what happens to a community blindsided by such devastating violence.  Go to full article

Readers & Writers: A Month of Sundays: Searching for the Spirit and My Sister, Julie Mars

A year's memoir as the author travels between the North Country and New Mexico following her older sister's death. Each week, over the course of the year, Mars becomes a seeker at a different house of worship. Compelling writing. Authentic feel for the northern borderlands. Ellen Rocco and Chris Robinson host.  Go to full article

Books: Hannah's Gift

Martha Foley talks with Maria Housden, author of Hannah's Gift.  Go to full article

Camp Good Grief

For some kids, summer camp is more than fun. It's a second chance at life, a way to move past their grief. Camp Good Grief, based in Saranac Lake, is organized for kids grieving the loss of a loved one. Brian Mann visited the camp and sent this audio postcard.  Go to full article

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