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Soccer Player Harry Arter Opens Up About Stillborn Daughter: 'Every Single Game I Play For Her'

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The grief of losing a child is not typically bared publicly; too many people just don't understand. So imagine being surrounded by a stadium full of fans at your most vulnerable moment. That was the reality for British professional soccer player Harry Arter. The A.F.C. Bournemouth midfielder and his partner, Rachel, learned their baby girl's heart... Read more

Photographer Unites 19 Moms Who've Experienced Losing A Child

19 mothers with portraits of children they lossPam Bales photography
Photographer Teresa Byrd lost her son Christian at just 17 months. While the grief of losing a child is unimaginable for those who haven't experienced it, Byrd eventually found solace at a Christian conference from those who had. "As I stood [at the conference] sobbing because of how bad the pain of losing my son still cuts... Read more

Strangers Use Photoshop to Help a Grieving Dad

Photo: Nathen SteffelPhoto: Nathen Steffel
Internet kindness hit a tear-jerking level this week. Nathen Steffel posted a photo of his newborn daughter Sophia on Reddit, asking someone to remove the tubes from the photo. "My daughter recently passed away after a long battle in the children's hospital. Since she was in the hospital her whole life, we never were able... Read more