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Helping me to find gratitude from pain and loss

I gave a distracted driving talk Tuesday at The Country Day School of the Sacred Heart in the Philadelphia suburbs. One of the students was blonde and she looked a little like my daughter, Casey. And she had the same habit as Casey – twirling her hair with her left hand. Following the talk, the school was getting out for Thanksgiving and many were leaving directly with family to travel for the holiday. As I drove home I thought that if Casey were alive she, like all the girls at the talk, would be coming home to be with us for Thanksgiving….It was hard to feel thankful [….]