Wednesday, February 22, 2006


I accidentally discovered a wonderful gift to give to those who have lost loved ones. When I remember something warm, funny, or profound (or even something delightfully goofy) about someone who is deceased, I call or write their closest living relative and tell them about it. Every single time I’ve done so, I’ve received in return a beautiful combination of laughter, tears, and words of gratitude for just remembering that person. Or as one grieving mom once told me, “I think about him all the time; I love knowing that someone else is thinking about him, too."
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