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Allison Gilbert

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Allison Gilbert is an Emmy award-winning journalist and critically acclaimed author of Parentless Parents: How the Loss of Our Mothers and Fathers Impacts the Way We Raise Our Children and Always Too Soon: Voices of Support for Those Who Have Lost Both Parents. She is also author of the forthcoming Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive (Seal Press: 2016), the first book to focus exclusively on fun, creative, and inspiring ways to honor and celebrate the family and friends we never want to forget. Gilbert lives in New York with her husband and two children. Learn more about Gilbert here: www.allisongilbert.com.

Sheryl Sandberg was married to Dave Goldberg for 11 years when she found him lying by an elliptical machine in a small pool of blood. They were on vacation in Mexico celebrating a friend’s 50th birthday when Goldberg went to the resort’s gym to workout. His heart failed. When Sandberg found him, his face was already faintly blue.



In the hospital, someone asked Sandberg if she wanted to see her h...

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"Experiencing the terrible loss and remaining void after a loved one dies is profoundly painful and life-altering in so many ways. Passed and Present offers us the chance, through a variety of meaningful crafts and activities, to visit with and cel..." Read more of this review »
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Allison Gilbert provides the reader with a variety of great ways to honor and remember loved ones who have passed. There are so many great ideas to help deal with the loss and also have a part of the person with..." Read more of this review »
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First published in 1959, this is by far the best book I've read on D-Day. It reads like a novel and I simply could not put it down.
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This book is essential reading for any woman navigating the loss of her mother. It was given to me in the months following my mother's death and it was a source of fantastic comfort and validation. Edelman launched a movement with this book. Every au ...more
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