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Invisible grief

Jack Hughes, 18-months-old, is rescued from Santa's lap at Riverpark Square Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009 by his mother Elizabeth, center, and father Liam, right.  Elizabeth admits to being afraid of Santa and crying when she was a child. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)
Jack Hughes, 18-months-old, is rescued from Santa's lap at Riverpark Square Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009 by his mother Elizabeth, center, and father Liam, right. Elizabeth admits to being afraid of Santa and crying when she was a child. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Today's EndNotes column addresses the issue of infertility and the grief it brings to those who long to become parents. So many people want to have children and seek avenues to get to parenthood. Take a moment to learn what you may do to support those you love who live with this sadness.

Also in today's column, learn about obituaries and why they are written with the details - or lack of details - that they are. 

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Spokesman-Review features writer Rebecca Nappi, along with writer Catherine Johnston of Olympia, Wash., discuss here issues facing aging boomers, seniors and those experiencing serious illness, dying, death and other forms of loss.





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