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“... the territory of grief ... is both cruel and commonplace.”
“... memory is both the curse of grief and the eventual talisman against it; what at first seems unbearable becomes the succor that can outlast pain.”
“Grief doesn't necessarily make you noble. Sometimes it just makes you crazy, or primitive with fear ...”
“... the mother's first job is to raise a daughter strong enough to outlast her.”
“The only education in grief that any of us ever gets is a crash course.”
“I thought grief was a simple, wrenching realm of sadness and longing that gradually receded. What that definition left out was the body blow that loss inflicts.”
Gail Caldwell, U.S. book critic, Pulitzer Prize winner