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A child has died. Regardless of the child’s age or the circumstances of death, as a person wishing to give support, you will likely feel empty and helpless.  Looking back, some of the things we heard from family and friends were simply amazing.  While we know that ALL of them meant well --- some were less than helpful.

What can family and friends say or do that will ease the pain and help mend the hurts?


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