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Harry Potter series teaches fans about death, loss

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Harry Potter books and films can be valuable tools to teach about death and loss, but a Purdue University professor who specializes in grief suggests parents of younger children pay close attention to the final movie in which a number of characters are expected to die. “Each child’s reaction will […]

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Purdue adopts rare academic leave policy for grieving students

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University is now one of a handful of universities that has adopted a formal bereavement policy to support students who have a lost a loved one during the school year. “Thanks to this new policy, a bereaved student can focus on his or her grief rather than contacting multiple instructors […]

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St. Elizabeth Hospice offers grief support meetings

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — St. Elizabeth Hospice will offer two 12-week grief support meetings. The group is open to anyone who is grieving the loss of a loved one. The sessions will be facilitated by Melissa Nelson, hospice bereavement coordinator. Daytime meetings will be held weekly on Fridays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in a private […]

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 September 2020