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Faces of Resilience

CRITICALLY IMPORTANT. . . I want to say to Lynda that what you are doing is so critically important. - Dr. Bernice King, Dr. Martin Luther King's daughter INSPIRATIONAL. . . Grief Diaries is the result of heartfelt testimonials from a dedicated and loving group of people. - Candace Lightner, Mothers Against Drunk Driving MOVING. . . In Grief Diaries, the stories are not only moving, they also provide a rich background for mourners to find a gem of insight for coping. - Dr. Louis LaGrand, author BRAVE. . . The brave individuals who share their truth in these books do it for the benefit of all. - Carolyn Costin, Monte Nido Treatment Centers STUNNING. . . Grief Diaries treats the reader to a rare combination of candor and fragility through the eyes of the bereaved. - Dr. Gloria Horsley, Open to Hope Foundation

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  • A picture worth a thousand words
    They say one picture is worth a thousand words because it captures complex emotions in a single shot. Our newest book is filled with photos that are priceless. Faces of Resilience is a stunning gallery of nearly 200 portraits taken by Barbara J Hopkinson, PRae M Miliotis, and myself that showcase both the commonality and individuality of […]
  • International Bereaved Mother’s Day
    Today is International Bereaved Mother’s Day. It’s not a day we celebrate. Rather, it’s a nod of recognition for fellow sisters of the Wailing Tent. Recognition of the moment when we became a square peg in a round world, turning us each into an Other. Recognition for . . . . . . . our […]

About Grief Diaries

Believing in the power of stories to heal, Lynda Cheldelin Fell created Grief Diaries in 2014 as a radio show featuring guests who had turned pain into purpose after loss. She expanded the brand into live filming, the National Grief & Hope Convention featuring Martin Luther King's daughter, and the award-winning Grief Diaries book series.

To date, over 700 writers from 11 countries have participated in the series. The brand's accumulation of stories from blog submissions, interviews, and the award-winning book series has created the largest collection of grief experiences in the world. Join us.

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