My first reaction to the big news stories last weekend, first the shootings in Norway and then the death of Amy Winehouse, was to feel more sympathy for the slain Utoya kids. They were completely blameless. They had no hand in their own destruction;...If the universe granted me a single wish, it would be that when I die old, my daughter will yet live.
Parents have no choice but to go on after losing a child. Credit: Amazon.com
When a child dies, many parents, no doubt, want to die, too.That's not an option, of course -- especially when there are surviving children who still need...Grieving parents do not so much "recover" as "regenerate," says the author.
Jeff Beagley listens to testimony during his trial last month in Oregon City, Ore. Credit: Randy L. Rasmussen, Pool / APProsecutors argued that Jeff and Marci Beagley of Oregon refused to get their 16-year-old son traditional medical treatment....