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On grief, laughter, and giving ourselves grace with Joan F. Smith

Joan F. Smith joins Adam to discuss her new book The Half-Orphan's Handbook. Their conversation ranges from how she coped with her father's suicide, how they both use comedy to deal with tragedy, and how they both struggle to accept that how they feel is okay. They also discuss her job as a library's author-in-residence. Trigger warnings for conversations about death and suicide but this is a must listen and a must read for anyone who has struggled with grief.

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