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Stories written by Eileen Vorbach Collins

I’ll Still Celebrate Her Birthday: Thought’s from a Bereaved Mom on Mother’s Day

It’s been 35 years since my daughter, Lydia, was born. It’s been 20 years since her death by suicide. The approach of Mother’s Day has me thinking of these “anniversaries.” How am I to spend these days? My daughter’s birthday marks the anniversary of one of the best days of my life, yet is also weighted with sadness.