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Feeling discouraged? Relax and tune into "Grief Relief" radio and hear Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview guests with inspiring stories about recovery from loss.

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Nita Whitaker LaFontaine: Death of a Husband

Posted on April 24, 2014 - by admin

After twenty years of marriage, three daughters, and an active career in music and film, nothing could have prepared Nita for losing her husband to cancer. Her acclaimed memoir Finding […]

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Audrey Pellicano R.N.,M.S.: Wise Widow

Posted on April 10, 2014 - by admin

Audrey Pellicano is a nurse, mentor, educator, speaker, author, mom, wife and widow.   Audrey helps clients tap into the power of their minds to heal from loss. Audrey hosts Death […]

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Coping With the Death of a Parent: Galen Goben

Posted on March 27, 2014 - by admin

Galen, a Certified Thanatologist, is one of the Grief Support Coordinators for Forest Lawn in Southern California. He is responsible for providing grief education and services to the community and […]

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Tom Zuba: Recovering from Multiple Losses

Posted on February 6, 2014 - by admin

Tom Zuba is a life coach, author and speaker teaching a new way to do grief. In 1990 Tom’s daughter Erin died suddenly. His wife Tricia died in 1999 and […]

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Jennifer Rouse: Loss and the Fight for Happiness

Posted on October 31, 2013 - by admin

Jennifer Rouse, Woodbridge Va., is the author of  Infelicity: Life, Loss and the Fight for Happiness.  On this show Jennifer shares with us her experience of being a single mother […]

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Laurel Rund: Transformation After the Death of a Husband

Posted on October 24, 2013 - by admin

It all began in 2009 when a life-changing event would begin the transformation of Laurel Rund into the woman she is today. Never would she have imagined that the death […]

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Abel Keogh: Getting it Together After Loss

Posted on September 26, 2013 - by admin

Abel Keogh is author of the memoir Room for Two, the story of the year of his life following his late wife’s suicide and the corresponding death of their unborn […]

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Steve Harris: Men and Grief: Dating and Re-marriage

Posted on September 19, 2013 - by admin

Steve Harris is the president of Creative Edge Communications, a production company in Southern California. He wrote and produced About Tomorrow, an hour-long CD full of encouragement for those in […]

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Diane Dettmann: Sudden Death of a Husband

Posted on August 15, 2013 - by admin

Diane Dettmann is the author of Twenty-Eight Snow Angels: A Widow’s Story of Love, Loss and RenewaI, a memoir about the sudden death of her 54-year- old husband. She is […]

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Sandi Amorello: Irreverent Widowhood

Posted on July 11, 2013 - by admin

Sandi Amorello is an artist, author, speaker, serial entrepreneur, and single mother of three. Ten years ago she lost her husband and college sweetheart, Drew, to pancreatic cancer. She is […]

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