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Notable Deaths | January 23, 2015

Ernie Banks

Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams, died Friday night. He was 83.

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Notable Stories | January 26, 2015

The Truth About Goodbyes

We analyzed 800,000 condolences. What we found may surprise you.

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Grief Support | January 26, 2015

Moving Forward, Connected Still

It is said that in order to heal from the pain of grief, we must grow beyond our loved one's presence in our life and that this means we leave behind the life we once had and move forward to create a new one. However, we do not heal from leaving our loved ones behind. We heal from bringing them with us.

This Week in History | January 26, 2015

January 25 - February 1, 2015

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
Stuart Scott
A longtime ESPN personality, Scott never let cancer destroy his winning outlook.
Charlie Hebdo shooting victims
The 12 who died in the Paris attack have inspired an outcry heard around the world.
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.
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
-Jackie Robinson
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