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May 2

 Saturday Morning Message: Helping Extended Family


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Grandparents Hug

TAPS Blog | This week’s question about noticing or helping extended family through grief came from an article in the last TAPS Magazine titled “Helping a Grandparent Who Is Grieving” By Alan D. Wolfelt, PhD. As I read it, I thought about my husband’s father who was the only grandparent alive when our son died...

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April 28

 The Dance


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The Dance

TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving adult child Ashlynne Haycock shares how she connected to her mom on her fourth angelversary. She writes, "Signs from our loved ones come in all shapes and sizes, and this was the largest one I have ever received from my mom. It was her way of reminding me that she loved me, and even though I have sad days she is always there for me."

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April 27

 Forgiveness


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Hands

TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving spouse Linda Ambard shares how she is learning to forgive and grow as she comes to the fourth anniversary of her husband's death. She writes, "Forgiveness is not about restoring trust or forgetting; it is about the decision to not live in the purgatory of doubt and anger over what cannot be fixed no matter how much I want it."

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April 25

 Saturday Morning Message: Progress and Discovery Continued..


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Writing Pen

TAPS Blog | I have always liked chatting with people, but after my son died, I found that keeping in touch with other survivors was very uplifting to me. I don’t live in an area with many military bases, so connecting with other survivors through TAPS and keeping in touch was progress for me.

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May 4   Raiders head to Travis AFB for Day 3 of NFL Draft
  News Article : Daily Republic
By: Paul Farmer

Apr 30   Bill aims to help veterans get necessary meds
  News Article : The Tribune-Review

Apr 28   TAPS Good Grief Camps: Making a Difference for Military Kids
  News Article : Military By Owner (blog)
By: Jen McDonald

Apr 26   Non Profit of the Week – The Cole William Larsen Foundation
  News Article : Santa Clarita Gazette
By: Melissa Lampert

Apr 22   9 good things that happened around the world this week
  News Article : Vancity Buzz
By: Simran Singh

Apr 21   Bereaved US, Israeli families share a loss that bridges cultures
  News Article : The Jerusalem Post
By: Lidar Gravé-Lazi


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May 21

 21st Annual TAPS National Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp for Young Survivors
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TAPS Event | You are warmly invited to attend the 21st Annual TAPS National Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp for Young Survivors. Join us as we bring together survivors to share a weekend of understanding, hope, courage, and love.

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June 24

 Moab All Populations Wilderness Retreat
 Canoe Lake

TAPS Event | Experience the wonders of nature as you connect with other survivors. This retreat is open to spouses and relationship partners, parents, siblings and adult children who have lost a loved one who served in the military.

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June 24

 Miami Widows Retreat
 Miami Retreat

TAPS Event | Join us in sunny Florida for a time of healing and connection with fellow surviving widows, fiances and significant others.

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June 26

 Green Bay Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp
 2013 Wisconsin Seminar

TAPS Event | You are warmly invited to join us at the Green Bay 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 28

 The Dance


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The Dance

TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving adult child Ashlynne Haycock shares how she connected to her mom on her fourth angelversary. She writes, "Signs from our loved ones come in all shapes and sizes, and this was the largest one I have ever received from my mom. It was her way of reminding me that she loved me, and even though I have sad days she is always there for me."

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April 27

 Forgiveness


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Hands

TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving spouse Linda Ambard shares how she is learning to forgive and grow as she comes to the fourth anniversary of her husband's death. She writes, "Forgiveness is not about restoring trust or forgetting; it is about the decision to not live in the purgatory of doubt and anger over what cannot be fixed no matter how much I want it."

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March 27

 We All Want 'What We Ain't Got'


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Rachael Hill - Music

TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving spouse Rachael Hill shares how she feels connected to her husband through music. She writes, "Jeff continues to be a part of our lives because as the song says, a love like that isn’t easily forgotten. However, the beautiful thing about it is, it doesn’t have to be forgotten."

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