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The Cemetary - A place of peace.


The weekend my sister’s daughter died,

We were not thinking about

The angry caretaker.

We were not thinking about

The provincial government’s promise.


Her babe deteriorated… 370 more words


“I Have a Lot of Fear of What Is to Come; Only Days Before I Hear My Fate"

8-05-2010 Letter to Mom and Dad

“I tried writing you a letter on Monday but found that I couldn’t get past the emotional trauma that my actions have caused. 869 more words

Eight Months Ago: This Was My Prayer

Sitting in the hallway because they made me sit down.

Shock is setting in.

I know it’s taking too long.

Desperate to run to the ambulance with him, but they aren’t coming out of the room with him. 419 more words


Wiemeier: How Trauma Memory Impacts Students

According to Wired Differently Pre-Conference Presenter Aaron Wiemeier, understanding the dynamics of brain development and how it can be impacted by traumatic experiences is fundamental to working with all children — especially students exhibiting a wide array of diagnostic conditions. 305 more words


Emotional Support for Line of Duty Death Survivors

by Peggy Sweeney The Sweeney Alliance

Local newspaper headlines report the sad news of another fallen hero. The tragic death of a brave firefighter who has died in the line of duty.  1,176 more words

Line Of Duty Death

Coping with the Death of a Child Patient

by Peggy Sweeney
The Sweeney Alliance

It is not unusual or abnormal for people in the emergency response community to experience many different emotions and feelings in their day-to-day lives. 653 more words

Post Traumatic Stress

Styrofoam, Peeps, and Sisterly Bonding

Oh, by all that is good in this world.

I’ve had a night and a half.

I had to go run errands. I needed to mail a short story, buy two birthday gifts, and buy some Styrofoam balls for a school project. 606 more words