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Mary Louisa Bartlum Walker

Mary Louisa Bartlum Walker, a seventh generation Floridian, was born January 15, 1927, in Orlando.  She died...

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Hazel Faye Lee Dorman

Hazel (Faye) Lee Dorman passed away September 2, 2022. She was born on May 14, 1926 in Cairo, Georgia and was...

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Henry Winfred Cook

Henry Winfred Cook, 93, passed away peacefully on September 17, 2022 at Mayo surrounded by his loving family. He was...

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Mustering the Courage to Mourn

“Whatever you do, you need courage.”  — Ralph Waldo Emerson Loss brings uninvited pain into our lives. In opening to the presence of the pain of your loss, in acknowledging

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Finding the Right Words: Guidelines on how to talk to grieving children about death

Through the years I have learned a great deal from many grieving children and their families. They have taught me which words work best when talking to children about death.

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