On Hearing of My Mother’s Death Six Years After It Happened – Lori Schafer

“It touches you, and it moves you. It makes you angry, and hopeful. You do not feel sorry for the main character, you just feel sad.”

I love what Angela had to say about my book – it definitely goes beyond what you normally see in a book review. Thoughtful and eloquent.

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One can only wonder what would lead someone to not know of their mother’s passing until such a long time after the fact. And then you read this story.

It touches you, and it moves you. It makes you angry, and hopeful. You do not feel sorry for the main character, you just feel sad. Sad that someone would have to go through such a difficult situation. Sad that someone was robbed of a loving mother due to an illness that affects so many, and is yet so hard for most to talk about.

The author is not looking for sympathy, or anyone to feel sorry for her. She does not have a “woe-is-me” attitude. She made the best out of a very tough situation, and persevered; succeeded; beat the odds when so many others would have given up.

Have you felt true fear? The type of fear that comes…

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  1. ellenbest24

    It amuses me when something that some people live with every day;is still not talked about. We talk about weight , disease of the body we talk about celebrity and migrants we even talk or gossip in hurtful ways where people overhear and get hurt. So we have established that we can and do talk. I have found you are on your own with, death and suicide and mental health or abuse in marriage. This story, or factual read; could open the mouths of millions. If it gets shared. A brave write and a good read. Lets talk about it.

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