Bereavement

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A moment that changed me: ‘My mother taught me to face impossible tasks – and so I carried the coffin at her funeral’
From an early age, she encouraged me to be strong, physically and mentally. Those gifts helped me through the day we buried her

Sarah Hall

20, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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A moment that changed me: Patrick Stewart on the teacher who spotted his talent – and saved him
I skipped the 11-plus and was failing at school. Then I met Cecil Dormand, the extraordinary English teacher who transformed my life for ever

Patrick Stewart

13, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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I’m dying. Will it help my beloved husband to cope if I leave him notes?
Thank you for a really beautiful email, writes Philippa Perry. I will store your lesson away for myself

Philippa Perry

10, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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A new start after 60: ‘I had the most dishonest dark hair imaginable. So at 65 I shaved it all off’
When her daughter’s hair began to turn grey, Marsha Coupé decided she had to say goodbye to her own dyed locks. It was like being reborn

Paula Cocozza

08, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Losing my family caused a tsunami of grief, but also taught me how to live | Jen McPherson
My brother, mother and father all died before I was 30. I didn’t cope well at first, but then I had an epiphany, says student Jen McPherson

Jen McPherson

02, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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My sibling has stolen our late mother’s will. Is this a crime?
Ask for it back one last time and explain that you will instruct a solicitor if they refuse. But this should be a last resort

Annalisa Barbieri

01, Oct, 2021 @2:30 PM

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How to say the unsayable: 10 ways to approach a sensitive, daunting conversation
It’s easy to put off tender discussions, but successfully addressing the most emotional subjects always starts with listening

Kathryn Mannix

31, Aug, 2021 @10:30 AM

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SSE failed to close my father’s account after his death months ago
I cannot finalise his estate until it does, and it hasn’t shown any compassion

Miles Brignall

31, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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What happens to the children of women killed by men?
In the latest part of our series, we highlight the lack of official support in the UK for traumatised youngsters and those left to pick up the pieces. But, amid the grief, is there still hope for the future?

Yvonne Roberts

22, Aug, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Hot summer nights: ‘I took my dad clubbing – and it brought my family back together’
After the death of my mother, I wasn’t sure how my father, brother and I would knit ourselves into a unit. Could a sweaty nightclub in Lisbon hold the answer?

Ammar Kalia

18, Aug, 2021 @12:25 PM

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‘Hidden pandemic’: Peruvian children in crisis as carers die
With 93,000 children in Peru losing a parent to Covid, many face depression, anxiety and poverty

Luke Taylor

16, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Life after terror: the children of 9/11
Twenty years after the World Trade Center attacks, four young people, then unborn, who lost their fathers, reveal how the events shaped their lives

Michael Segalov

15, Aug, 2021 @11:00 AM

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