Some Nerve

Lessons Learned While Becoming Brave

A Parent's Worst Fear

We’re afraid of our kids dying when they’re small and vulnerable. We worry about aging parents and loved ones who are ill. We prepare for terrorism at public events, we pray for no shootings at schools, we hunker down for natural disasters. But what happens when the tragedy you don't expect strikes? Read More

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Patty Chang Anker is the author of Some Nerve and blogs at Facing Forty Upside Down.

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