Within a few months in 2014, Nora McInerny lost a pregnancy and both her father and husband to cancer. Her 4 books and her podcast, “Hot young widows club,” deal with the reality that we don’t simply “move on” from grief. In fact, she abhors that phrase, as it implies that grief happens in a moment or an episode. What we really do is move forward, because the person that grief makes us is different than the person we previously were.
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Penny Kreitzer lost her 21-year-old daughter in a tragic accident and was so overwhelmed with grief that some family members and friends began avoiding her.
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Both CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper and Late Night host Stephen Colbert lost their fathers at age 10 and were deeply affected. In this powerful interview, the two men reflect on how the loss altered their lives and world views.
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