By Harold Ivan Smith

What do Dexter King, Condoleeza Rice, Mackenzie King, Corazon Aquino, Eleanor Roosevelt, invoice Cosby, Tony Dungy, Theodore Roosevelt, George H. W. and Barbara Bush, Caroline Kennedy, Arthur Ashe, woman chicken Johnson, Colin Powell and C. S. Lewis have in universal? all of them have major grief studies that experience formed their lives in dramatic methods, tales that experience additionally formed our lives.


Grieving participants, via "borrowing narratives," search for proposal in biographic, historic and memoir money owed of political and spiritual leaders, celebrities, activities figures, and cultural icons. In a time of diminishing belief in heroes and "sainted leaders", who will communicate to us from their grief? In a various society grief counselors and educators have to establish and "mine" the skilled grief(s) of historic personalities for assets for mirrored image and meaning-making. This ebook may also help readers:



  • find, "read," assessment, extract, and adapt historical/biographical materials

  • create bio-narrative assets to be used in grief counseling and grief education

  • explore the vast range of skilled grief in biographical narratives

  • identify how one can "harness" grief narratives for private reflection.

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