Our Stories

While we are invisible and everywhere, some bereaved families have shared their stories for those dark hours when no one is there to help or hold you. These resources are available for you on your own time, at your own pace, on your own couch.

You are not alone.

Welcome to Holland

A Reflection by Catherine T I thought I was in a dream, a nightmare, would I ever wake up? My plane never landed in Italy, but crashed on the runway in Holland. She was sick, there were no answers, in the end: not enough oxygen to her brain. Her father stood helplessly watching, praying, while…

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We lost you

It has been over five years since we lost you. When we found out we were having twins, we were so excited, overwhelmed and scared. From one of the very first ultrasounds, I was concerned that you were measuring smaller. The doctors tried to reassure me appointment after appointment and I tried to believe them…

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Son’s death launches father’s re-education into the dangers of teen driving

Evermore is dedicating this Father’s Day week to bereaved dads who will always be fathers. After his son Reid died in a car crash, Tim Hollister helped transform Connecticut’s teen driving laws. The provisions include earlier curfews, no electronic devices, a two-hour teen driving safety course for both teens and their parents and restrictions on…

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Choosing to try

Grief teaches a mother lessons she never wanted to learn My husband Brad came home to tell me what he had learned minutes earlier. Sarah is gone… Our Sarah-Grace. Our beautiful 24-year-old daughter. Dead. With three words and within mere seconds, I was shattered, gutted, disoriented. Any word that implies destruction, pain or confusion is…

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