Commemorative Stories, Poetry & Articles

Say Their Name is a short promotional video made for THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS UK. Completed in April 2013, the video was launched at the House of Lords in July, and is the only film available inhe UK made by and for bereaved parents and siblings.

SAY THEIR NAME

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TCF UK
www.compassionatefriends.co.uk

Listed below is a selection of commemorative stories, articles and poetry by fellow bereaved parents and families.

Reading the stories, articles and poetry of others who have lost a child and "walked in their shoes" helps many bereaved families to understand their own emotions and thoughts, as well as learn how others are coping, and provide hope for the future.

If you have some poetry, a story, a verse, or a favourite article you would like to share please email it to us at: info[at]compassionatefriendsqld[dot]org[dot]au.

All stories, articles and poetry are in pdf format.

Parent Stories

Articles and Poetry

Parent Journey Newsletters

Below are newsletters from griefHaven.org. Used with kind permission.

The Parent Journey Newsletter - January-March 2014
The Parent Journey Newsletter - July-September 2013
The Parent Journey Newsletter - January-March 2013
The Parent Journey Newsletter - April-June 2013
The Parent Journey Newsletter - July-September 2012
The Parent Journey Newsletter - April-June 2012
The Parent Journey Newsletter - January-March 2012
The Parent Journey Newsletter - October-December 2011
The Parent Journey Newsletter - July-September 2011
The Parent Journey Newsletter - April-June 2011

Video Tributes

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In Loving Remembrance of Richard James Smith – from Heather Smith

 

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In Loving Remembrance of Joel Henry McGregor – from Julie McGregor