This couple in Hong Kong tried to give their tiny son a proper burial, but then the government intervened.
On June 13, Philadelphia public transit advocate Peter Javsicas was killed when a car in the Center City neighborhood jumped a curb and struck him.
The renowned and sought-after scholar was more than an intellectual giant—he was a humble and considerate friend as well.
The scope of the loss is a little hard to fathom because the reach of Peter Lawler’s influence was far greater than a casual observer of his work could have seen.
At both the beginning and end of life, everything else fades into the background as the focus turns to what matters most.
With Mary Tyler Moore’s death came not grief, but a kind of bittersweet remembrance of times past. She wasn’t just an actress who played a character, she was the setting of our lives.
If you have nothing to die for and no hope after death, you have no reason to live.
These transitions are wistful and a little frightening. But after the year we’ve had, I greet them with reverence and wonder.
Nat Hentoff was widely known as a muckraking journalist, a defender of free speech and the Bill of Rights but, most of all, as a passionate advocate for jazz.
I am a fan of many of the celebrities who died, but it did seem a little over the top to say 2016 was worse than any other year. Then November 11 came.
The loss of Debbie Reynolds and daughter Carrie Fisher so close together, the week of Christmas, is a terrible shock and leaves millions of fans reeling.
The liberalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide policy to cover the mentally ill is leading us down a dark path—one that offers death instead of hope.
Why do we raise awareness about pregnancy and infant loss? Because once people know the truth, they can love others who are suffering.
These losses are common, but it can be hard to know what to say or not to say when a friend or family member experiences a miscarriage or infant death.
You cannot say one’s loss is easier or harder, better or worse than someone else’s, because you have no idea what they’re going through. Yet they—we—are not alone.
This is the first reported instance of a child taking advantage of Belgium’s laxer stance after legislators allowed child euthanasia in 2014.
This isn’t a metaphor. Geese are horrible, and the time for tolerance has long passed.
Our town’s commemoration of the Orlando terrorist attacks was well-attended, self-congratulatory, even festive. Its memorial for slain police officers was sparse and ambivalent.
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