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Hi Elizabeth. Thanks for sharing this. I was wondering if  you have thought about running this program within schools. Schools around my area offer a program similar to this camp where children who have experienced a loved one's death would meet one or twice a week and partake in activities in order for the children to understand and overcome the experience. I partook in this program when I was younger after my grandmother had died and I believe this was extremely beneficial in order for me to come to terms and understand what had happened without putting added pressure on my parents at the time.  

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Lauren commented on One Man's Trash is Another Man's...Zika Combatant?

Hi Neshani, This is a great environmentally friendly concept. Would these traps need to placed away from living areas as they attract mosquitos? Also, do these traps only kill larvae and eggs?  My concern would be if they are placed closer to homes  there could be a potential issue that this could increase the spread of disease due to attracting  mosquitos closer to living areas. Thanks

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Lauren commented on Social Media and Death

Thanks for sharing this story Shauna. Newspaper obituaries were once the place where people would be notified of someone's death within a community, with newspaper slowly becoming obsolete social media is now where we find out of someone's death.  At times, memorial posts about someone who has died are thoughtful and loving, and other times they are posted in mean sprites and can cause great harm to family and friends. I agree there should be boundaries and outlines to help families and friends navigate what content is posted about the person who has died to protect their memory.