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Irish Independent - Health & Living - - MIND YOURSELF -

IN­CLUDE YOUR CHILD IN THE FU­NERAL RIT­U­ALS —

It is very im­por­tant that a child is in­formed about the loss of some­body close to them, and that he or she is in­cluded in all the rit­u­als sur­round­ing death in an age-ap­pro­pri­ate way, Jones em­pha­sises. “Some­times peo­ple are wor­ried about let­ting a child see some­one who has died. We have al­ways ad­vised that they can, but in an age-ap­pro­pri­ate way and only if the child is com­fort­able with

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