1. The Peace Square Mural: An Israeli-Palestinian Reconciliation Project

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    Exhibition and Presentation of Peace Square Reconciliation Palestinian and Israeli Mural at United Nations Building. Painted by bereaved families of both sides during the 2014 summer Gaza War. Speeches given by Parents Circle Families Forum, the Artolution Network and the Deputy Secretary of the United Nations: Manhattan, NYC. See more at www.theparentscircle.com, www.un.org and www.artolution.org

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    • Stimulating the 5 Senses "Because Saying Nothing Says A Lot"

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      "Saying nothing, says alot." - Dr. David Schonfeld, Center for School Crisis & Bereavement. Chris Cavalieri, Executive Director, of Family Lives On Foundation talks about stimulating the 5 senses and helping children and families communicate about the loss of a parent. Transcript: We use Skype because we’ve just begun our national outreach. When one parent dies, the other parent has double the parental responsibilities, double the financial, double the household, and they’re navigating their own grief. So, we know that they are overwhelmed. What we found when we switched to Skype is that kids love to talk to a screen. The kids are talking about Mom’s life, not her death. And then we are going to asking for great detail. “The first Phillies game every year, what section did you sit in? And, think back to that time, when you were there, what were the snacks that you had?” We are trying to stimulate the five senses because that strengthens the emotional connection with the (deceased) parent. The first thing out of the (surviving) parent’s mouth is “Oh, my gosh, I had no idea they remembered that, they did that, felt that, thought that.” When you have traditions or rituals, it’s a little bit safer for kids because they expect what’s going to happen. If they are going to do this activity, whether it’s going to a Phillies game or making cookies, it’s delivered to the house, we don’t do it with them. We are trying to promote intra-family connection and communication, so we want the family to celebrate it. After the tradition is delivered, we tell the families, we are going to check in with you. It’s really not about Phillies tickets or cookie dough, it’s just knowing that we talk about Mom. Your relationship never ends. Family Lives On supports the lifelong emotional wellbeing for children whose mother or father has died. Our Tradition Program provides opportunities for intentional remembering, creating a safe haven for grief, communication and celebration. www.familyliveson.org

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      • There Must Have Been A Reason - a story about Sudden Infant Death

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        shot & edited by Ivy Jelisavac for The Lullaby Trust

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        • How Do You See It? by Rev. Dr. Steve Harrington on Easter, April 20, 2014

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          Easter is at the very heart of the gospel's good news. It is not however new news to us. We are acquainted with the story and know well the details-we are fully familiar with the miracle. In fact, it is precisely this familiarity that can create our greatest challenge as we come to worship today. Ironically, knowing the story so well can keep us from being touched deeply by its power: familiarity can hinder faith. As you enter worship today begin with a prayer that God would open your heart to a fresh touch of resurrection power. Christ is risen; therefore the world is transformed!

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          • Disused - Bereaved

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            • Rainbow Days at Tynedale Hospice

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              • CancerCommunityCenter_SouthPortland_Maine_FeelTheLove!

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                Providing free support and resources to adults impacted by cancer, the Cancer Community Center of South Portland, Maine benefits tremendously from donors like YOU! Take a minute to be thanked by cancer survivors, caregivers, doctors, nurses, social workers, volunteers, donors, heroes. Thank You for supporting this community asset. We are the Place to Start When You Don't Know Where to Begin. www.CancerCommunityCenter.org.

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                • Breast cancer survivor, Rachel of Saco, Maine shows the smiling side of cancer survivorship

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                  Breast cancer survivor and Saco, Maine resident, Rachel D. inspires many at the Cancer Community Center of South Portland. www.CancerCommunityCenter.org.

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                  • Laragh found support at the Cancer Community Center when she lost her mom to cancer. We thank her for her smile--her gift.

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                    Portland, Maine resident, Laragh K, shows us that we don't have to grieve alone. She found support through the Cancer Community Center's bereavement support group. Her world turned upside down when her mom died of cancer. Today the pain remains but Laragh shows us how to breathe, smile and live.

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                    • CancerCommunityCenterSupport_ThankYOU

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                      Hear from Mainers representing several communities supported by the Cancer Community Center's free programs and services. If you have been impacted by cancer as a patient, family member, caregiver or survivor, then the CCC is the place to start when you don't know where to begin. Drop-ins to our South Portland office are welcome. www.CancerCommunityCenter.org or 207.774.2200.

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