Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Writing From the Grave

graveDeath is so taboo. People fear it, avoid discussing it, and shudder at the thought of it. In reality, though, death opens up someone’s life story.

 When a person dies, his or her life’s story unfolds and then becomes newsworthy. To counteract feelings of despair, family, friends, and co-workers reflect on the deceased, tell stories of the past, and ingrain this person’s image and likeness with memories. Continue reading

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July 28, 2009 Posted by | Blog, Journalism, Teaching, Writing | , , , | Leave a comment