Life After Loss: 100th Anniversary Show with Henrietta J. Burroughs and Alan Pedersen

November 1, 2020

What if?  Have you ever thought about what your life would have looked like without loss?  On this 100th Open To Hope anniversary show Dr’s Gloria and Heidi Horsley, explore with bereaved parents Alan Pedersen, Executive Director of The Compassionate Friends and reporter and talk show host Henrietta J. Burroughs the impact of loss and how it has informed their life choices.  Alan Pedersen sings to close the show.

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Open to Hope

The award-winning TV series, "Open to Hope," hosted by Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsley. Each episode will to introduce you to people who have suffered loss and again found hope. Open to Hope is the largest online grief resource in the world with over 1 million visitors a year; we invite you...

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