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It happens every November. And it's embarrassing to admit, really. I examine the calendar. I try to remember - was it November the 6th or the 8th? Maybe it was the 10th? Of course it was the 6th. Now, how many years has it been? I should know this. I really should.
The character Bushy in the Shakespearean play Richard II summarizes the relationship between grief and creativity when he tells the queen “Each substance of a grief hath twenty shadows…” Indeed, it is often when an artist is in his or her deepest throes of mourning that the greatest works of art are created. Even so, many people who have lost someone near and dear to them may fail to appreciate how creative expressions can help them overcome such a loss. When they want to find closure and be able to accept the death of a loved one, they may consider these creative options to complete the mourning process.
Immediately following the death of a loved one, there are so many important details to take care of such as planning a funeral and handling any important paperwork for insurance claims or final medical bills. If your loved one was killed as the result of a tragic accident that complicates things even more. During this time there are many people who will offer their assistance to ensure that everything goes smoothly. One of the first things that you should do in order to take some of the stress off of yourself is to consult with and retain an attorney to file any necessary paperwork for a wrongful death suit.