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John James, founder of The Grief Recovery Institute

John W. James

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Handbook & When Children Grieve

Russell Friedman, Executive Director of The Grief Recovery Institute

Russell Friedman

Executive Director
Co-Author of The Grief Recovery
Handbook & When Children Grieve


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Finally found dad, only to have him torn away by a gory accident. (Published 3/29/2016)

Q:

Ever since I was little I always wanted to know who my dad was, and when I finally met him and got the chance to try to get to know him, he was killed in an auto crash. My dad was thrown through the windshield and ripped to spreads. Six months before that my granny died. The only two people I cared for died on me and now every holiday that comes around I’m in pain over it. I even see my dad going thru the windshield at times and it really scares me. I can not go to family members since my brother and mom have really hurt me while I was growing up in more ways than one. I was just starting to care again. How do I forget the pain and get rid of theses nightmares as well as learn how to have fun, and be able to truly trust others again?


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