She Was Never ‘Just a Dog’

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This isn’t a story about a dog, this is a story about a man. A man, and the death of a dog that had saved him from depression.

Why We Should Fear the Future

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You think life is crazy now? Rick Rosner points out how much more crazy we have to look forward to.

From the Ground Up: Build a Better World on the Fundamentals of Inclusion and Disability

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Erin Kelly explores The United Nations’ recent proposal to include the disabled in their plans for evacuation, recovery and relief during natural disasters.

A Son’s Vigil

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Allan Ishac spent his childhood fearing his father would die.

Should Boxing be Banned?

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The death of a 23-year-old boxer has prompted a call by the Queensland branch of the Australian Medical Association for the sport to be banned in Australia.

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Jan Clausen’s remembrance of her father reminds us that memory is complex and grief is never linear.

A Dad’s Wish: Child, May You Never Be Sad

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A child asks dad about death. In answering, he discovers a deep and profound wish.

How the Digital Age Has Changed Our Approach to Death and Grief

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The internet and social media has turned a private death into a very public one.

The Death and Life of the Greatest Dad Blogger of All Time — in the Words Written by the Best Dad Bloggers in the World

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A man named Oren Miller died this week. You might not know his name, but it is more than likely that your favorite dad blogger does. Dadhood had a profound loss, and here is what the world’s dads had to say about it.

The Sun Still Rises: Surviving and Thriving After Grief and Loss

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When all seems lost, keep pushing forward.

Bonsai: Walking the Thin Line Between Life and Death

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A master is somebody who, every single day, tries to pursue perfection at their chosen endeavor.

Violence against the “Other” as Systematic Blight on Our Society

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We are all animals, but some people more than others.

Breaking The Silence

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Talking is part of the healing process.

All the Men Went

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In this remembrance of a grandfather, Charles Bane Jr. writes of coal mines and light, death and the sublime.

How to Heal a Broken Heart

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Dillan DiGiovanni shares what becomes of the broken-hearted, when they actively choose to heal.

Only One Sentence David Carr Wrote Was BS

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RIP David Carr (1956-2015)