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Ten Things To Know About Lindy Boggs

Ten Things To Know About Lindy Boggs


After her husband Louisiana U.S. Rep. Hale Boggs died in a 1972 plane crash in Alaska, Lindy Boggs won her husband’s empty House seat in a special election. During her 17-year career in...

Jane Austen in the Modern World

Jane Austen in the Modern World


Jane Austen was not an acclaimed author during her lifetime. Her most popular works – including Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice and Emma – were published anonymously...

Walter Cronkite's Top Ten Broadcasts

Walter Cronkite's Top Ten Broadcasts


Legendary broadcaster Walter Cronkite, who died five years ago this week at age 92, was often cited as “the most trusted man in America.” He reported on the biggest events of the...

What to Say – and Not Say – to the Bereaved

When someone you care about is grieving, it's hard to find the right words. Learn how to write a condolence note and get tips on providing comfort and support in times of loss.
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What You Need to Know Before the Funeral

Get expert advice on funeral and memorial service planning, funeral customs in different faiths, what to wear to a funeral, and more.
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How to Write an Obituary or Eulogy

Writing an obituary or eulogy can be a daunting task, but our experts are here to help. Get advice on what (and who) to include in the obituary, how to write a meaningful eulogy, and more.
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2014 Memorial Site
2014 Remembering celebrities who died and the year's notable deaths
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Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan Paying tribute to U.S. veterans of the Iraq-Afghan wars
Remember 9/11 Memorial Site
Remember 9/11 Honoring those we lost on Sept. 11, 2001