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Notable Deaths | December 22, 2014

Wenjian Liu

Wenjian Liu, 32, a New York City police officer, was fatally shot while on duty Saturday, Dec. 20.

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Notable Deaths | December 22, 2014

Rafael Ramos

Rafael Ramos, 40, a New York City police officer, was fatally shot while on duty Saturday, Dec. 20.

Mary Amell
Mary Vivian Amell Mary Amell (Buddy) died...
Joan Farrel
Joan (Keenan) Farrel, 82, of Concord, died...
Arthur Fortineau
Arthur L. Fortineau Portsmouth - On Dec. 15,...
Joseph Poletti
Joseph L. Poletti AGE: 84 • Whiting ...
JOSEPH RUGGIERO
JOSEPH F. RUGGIERO, 76 WINTER HAVEN...
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Grief Support | December 22, 2014

Handling the Holidays

Holidays don’t always feel joyous, especially when you've lost someone you hoped to share them with. Here are tips on finding meaning and comfort in the days ahead.

This Week in History | December 22, 2014

December 21-28, 2014

We took a look in the history books to learn who made news this week in history. View today’s notables or browse through other dates.

Did You Know? To prepare it for burial, Muslim tradition requires that same-sex family members wash the body an odd number of times before covering it with a shroud.
Funny Obituaries Obituaries usually inspire tears, but a few unique souls would rather make us laugh.
Inspirational Lives
Elizabeth Edwards
She's remembered for being both a savvy political adviser and a wonderful mother.
Matthew Jacko
A brave 7-year-old who launched a project to give stuffed animals to other sick children.
Eric Lentz
He created an idyllic camp for young cancer patients before dying of cancer himself.
Tugce Albayrak
She died on her 23rd birthday after struggling to protect two younger girls.
Aaron Joseph Purmort
Before he died, he made his family smile by penning a humorous obituary.
Alexander Muñoz
He lit up his loved ones’ lives and united a community in the fight against brain cancer.
The song is ended but the melody lingers on.
-Irving Berlin
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