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January 24

 Saturday Morning Message: Helping Other Survivors


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TAPS Blog | The compassion that survivors have for those who are new to grief is so overwhelming that it has taken two weeks to include all the ideas that have been shared.

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January 20

 Coping with Guilt


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Michele Marcum

TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving sibling Michele Marcum shares how she copes with guilt. She says, "I can choose joy. I can choose to hold tight to the little moments and let them build a new life." 

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January 17

 Saturday Morning Message: Helping Others Who Are Grieving


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TAPS Blog | This week, survivors share thoughtful ways to offer support to others that are new to grief. The book Healing Grief, Finding Peace, written by Dr. Louis E. Lagrand is another helpful resource.

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January 13

 I'm All About That Bass


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TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving spouse Linda Ambard shares how she tries to stay positive each day of the grief journey. She writes, "I know that soon the sun will rise again and I choose happiness because it is all about 'that bass.' My attitude says it all."

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Jan 16   Children of the Fallen: Portraits of Loss
  News Article : Washington Post
By: John Woodrow Cox, Petula Dvorak, Steve Hendrix, Michael S. Rosenwald and Ian Shapira

Jan 4   Military families in largest ever bereavement study share insights on grief
  News Article : Stripes
By: David Crary

Dec 6   60 Children Who Lost a Relative in Military Action ‘Fly’ to North Pole
  News Article : Charlotte Observer
By: Steve Lyttle

Dec 6   Military Family Survivors Meet in Orlando, Cope Together
  News Article : Orlando Sentinel
By: Caitlin Dineen

Dec 5   Families of The Fallen Help Each Other, Bond in Grief at TAPS Orlando Seminar
  Press Release | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Dec. 4, 2014 Orlando, Fla. – The halls are being decked; the tree is being trimmed. The task of hanging lights on the roof feels endless. Yet through the hustle and bustle of post-Thanksgiving sales, there’s a group of Americans who can get lost in a world upside down – the families of those who served our country and died...

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Nov 24   When Families Grieve at the Holidays: Supporting Children Coping with Loss
  Press Release | The holidays can be a magical time of year, but for children who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or another significant person in their lives, the holiday season can be tough. It also poses challenges for still-grieving family members and caregivers around them. TAPS offers  tips to help families supporting a bereaved child over the holidays with this article.

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March 13

 San Antonio Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp
 San Antonio River Walk

TAPS Event | You are warmly invited to join us at the San Antonio Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp. Whether you are a few weeks, several months, or many years out from your loss, our program is tailored to meet you where you are in your grief journey.

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April 10

 Fort Campbell Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp
 Fort Campbell Parents

TAPS Event | You are warmly invited to join us at the Fort Campbell Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp. Whether you are a few weeks, several months, or many years out from your loss, our program is tailored to meet you where you are in your grief journey.

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April 22

 Arizona Widows Empowerment Retreat
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TAPS Event | At this unique retreat for those who have lost a relationship partner, we will use a holistic approach to explore ways to move forward within our new normal. If you’ve been asking questions such as “Who am I now? What do I want? How do I get there?” and you are ready to take the next steps toward transforming your life, this retreat will help you along that path.

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April 22

 Austin Parents Retreat
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TAPS Event | Experience the culture, beauty and hospitality of the Lone Star State! Connect with other surviving parents and create lifelong friendships as we celebrate our heroes and help each other push through boundaries and move forward.

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January 20

 Coping with Guilt


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Michele Marcum

TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving sibling Michele Marcum shares how she copes with guilt. She says, "I can choose joy. I can choose to hold tight to the little moments and let them build a new life." 

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January 13

 I'm All About That Bass


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Linda's picture

TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving spouse Linda Ambard shares how she tries to stay positive each day of the grief journey. She writes, "I know that soon the sun will rise again and I choose happiness because it is all about 'that bass.' My attitude says it all."

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December 22

 Scars at Christmas


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TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving spouse Linda shares about the holidays and while she does not currently celebrate them, she is taking small steps to move forward. She writes, "I do not want the ravages of my loss to define the days of my future."

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