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The death of a parent can leave emotional scars on a child that last for decades. One in nine American’s have been through this type of loss before the age of 20. Helping children cope with the loss of a parent and dealing with childhood bereavement as an adult.
- Holly Wilcox an assistant professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and coordinator of the MHS program, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Mary Owen Clinical Director of WENDT Center for Loss and Healing
- Lynne Hughes Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Comfort Zone Camp, author of the book "You Are Not Alone: Teens Talk about Life after the Loss of a Parent."
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