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Headstone Recipe: Grandma Ida's Nut Cookies
The most thoughtful way to share your favorite recipe with the world.
How Comfort Dogs Comfort
Why Can't All Commercials Be This Great?
Warning: Prepare yourself for chills and misty eyes.
Great-Grandma Finds Solace, Joy And Selfies On Instagram
Call her InstaGranny!
Robin Williams’ Most Uplifting Movie Moment
Robin Williams was known as a manic comedian, but it was his more soft-spoken performances that stick with us.
Proof That Carol Burnett Is A Great Person
A man whose father is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease wrote Carol Burnett a touching letter, which you should definitely read...
Saying Goodbye To Pets With A "Perfect Day"
There's a Slate story from 2011 that always gives us the feels....
JayWake: One Man’s Celebration of His Life
Before I Die...
After she experienced the death of someone she loved, New Orleans resident Candy Chang was grieving and thinking about death—and...
Professor Hands Out 10 Life Lessons On The Last Day Of Class
An English professor gave students more than just grammar tips on the final day of school.
Minecraft Video Game Memorial Honors Loved One
A man coping with a painful loss used Minecraft to help him honor the woman he loved.
Man With Same Name As Me Died And His Obit Is Outstanding
It all started with a Google Alert...
18 Songs That Make You Want To Give To Charity
Most songs simply want to make you happy or sad. But some are trying to do more, shedding light on an important social issue or...
Uplifting Ways Younger People Are Bonding With The Elderly
Bridging the generation gap isn’t difficult when both sides have a purpose.
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Tributes for Newtown
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Burger King Funeral
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The Identity Crisis of the Patient
After my mom’s cancer diagnosis, lots of things changed: schedules, diets, and priorities, to name a few. But one of the...
A Laughing Matter
For a blog series called A Matter of Life and Death, I admit that I’ve probably talked a lot more about the latter. (Sorry...
A Good Death: Photos
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On Boston and Heroism
I graduated from business school four months after my mother died. Shortly before graduation weekend, an out-of-town friend...
Beautiful Funeral Home Ad
How does a funeral home advertise its services without being crass, creepy, or morbid? A Japanese funeral home, Nishinihon...
Good End Of Life With Judy MacDonald Johnston
Judy MacDonald Johnston, creator of Good [End Of] Life, gave a powerful talk at the TED conference this year. It inspired us...
"The Caretaker," A Short Documentary
The New York Times has shared a short documentary called "The Caretaker" that looks at the loving, compassionate, and...
The Optimist's Headstone
The Casket Maker
Marcus Daly is a former wooden boat builder who took his skills and became a casket maker. Daly crafts exceptionally...
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