Bryan Painter: Holidays can be tough on people who have lost a loved one

Celebrating Christmas after the death of a loved one is never easy, but there are strategies that help people cope.

BY BRYAN PAINTER Modified: November 17, 2012 at 9:33 pm •  Published: November 18, 2012

Each year Vicki Blount writes a letter to son, Tyler, and puts it in his Christmas stocking.

Unfortunately Tyler isn’t there to read it. And because of emotions, husband, Pat, chooses not to.

“Maybe some day I...

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