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My son Aaron was born in San Francisco on August 6, 1982. His father, David, had committed suicide a few months before I gave birth. At age 25, I experienced the deepest effects of both life and death. In my depths of intense heartache and grief over David, I also experienced the miracle of childbirth, bringing the greatest happiness ever.
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What Readers are Saying About "A Seven-Year Goodbye"
"This journey of yours from devastation to hope is why I do what I do in my ministry to people in grief. You have truly made your way through and are fulfilling the last task of grief — reinvesting emotional energy into something that will help others."
-Beverly Miller, Coordinator of Grief Services, Hospice of Petaluma
"I have never read anything that has touched me so through and through. I am so honored to have read your story. I can think of only a very few things in my 57 years on the planet that have affected me more deeply and powerfully than your book."
-Susan Cohen, Co-Founder of Carousel Fund
"It's after 1:00 am, and I just finished reading your story. It's a book I couldn't put down. I sat at my laptop and read every single page, only getting up for a glass of water. I couldn't stop reading it. It was incredible. I cried most of the time, oh my gosh, I'm still crying. Thank you for sharing this with me. I want to share your story with other people who have lost a child. Thank you so much."
-Sherrill Inigues, Mom whose son survived a devastating illness