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Book excerpt: "Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome."

  • CBS News--CBS News
  • published date: 2019-11-08 19:39:49

Rebecca Soffer writes that, when communing about grief in a social media era, no "like" can replace a conversation, or a hug, or shared double martinis

The undead nature of the digital world, with its Facebook Memories and LinkedIn invites (or, as we learned this week, Valentine's Day texts delivered from the deceased), causes the dead to die over and over and over again, making grief that much more difficul… [+7729 chars]