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By Jennifer Hijazi
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The NewsHour asked its staff for recommendations of books or poems that helped them survive a period of loss. In their own words, here are 10 possible reads for someone who's grieving.
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In Spinelli's new book, "The Warden’s Daughter," the Newberry Award-winning author tells the story of a girl growing up without a mother in a county prison.
By Megan Thielking, Leah Samuel, and Karen Weintraub, STAT
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By Corinne Segal
Vanessa Angelica Villarreal writes about growing up in Texas, cultural assimilation and the myths of her Mexican family's history.
Scott Simon is known as the voice of NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday, but he also gained an audience when he used Twitter to document his mother’s final days. His 140-character observances of the life and death of his mother led…
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