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Deactivating Social Media After Death Sep. 10, 2020

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: As we live in an electronically connected world, there is a downside that bothers me. I ... Read More

Another Revelation, Another Layer of Grief Sep. 10, 2020

Connie Schultz

I learned a lot about how to die from my mother, and long before I was holding her hand as she drew ... Read More

Short Takes on Death, Golf, Cemeteries and Billboards Aug. 24, 2020

Daily Editorials

Billboards and Cemeteries Don't Mix It boggles the mind how anyone could have rationalized erecting ... Read More

Missing Father After Father-in-Law's Passing Jul. 18, 2020

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Unfortunately, after years of declining health, my wife's father passed away this year. ... Read More

June 30, 2020 Jun. 30, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I have two sons, both married with children, living in two different states. For several... Read More

June 20, 2020 Jun. 20, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My mother had a stroke seven months ago and now cannot walk, read or speak. She will nev... Read More

George Floyd Changed My Mind Jun. 19, 2020

Mona Charen

For many years, I was skeptical about accusations of racism in the criminal justice system. Yes, I k... Read More

The Afterwife Jun. 09, 2020

The Science Advice Goddess

My wonderful stepmom died last year, and my dad was debilitated by grief. I got him to go to a suppo... Read More

Classic Ann Landers Jun. 07, 2020

Classic Ann Landers

Editor's Note: Hundreds of Ann Landers' loyal readers have requested that newspapers continue to pub... Read More

May 28, 2020 May. 28, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My father was in prison for my entire childhood. I am now 23 and have managed to build a... Read More

Here We Are Again, This Time in Minneapolis May. 28, 2020

Connie Schultz

And so here we are again. Another black man, unarmed and defenseless, is dead at the hands of a whit... Read More

Missing a Personal Notification May. 22, 2020

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My first cousin died two weeks ago, but not one of her siblings called to tell me or any... Read More

Coronavirus Lockdown: What About 'Deaths of Despair'? May. 14, 2020

Larry Elder

As of this writing, more than 80,000 Americans have contracted and died from the coronavirus. But ho... Read More

Sure, Let's Talk About the Vietnam War Apr. 30, 2020

Connie Schultz

As many news organizations have noted, in just three months the American death toll from the coronav... Read More

Death in the Kennedy Family: A Graceful Goodbye in Tragic Times Apr. 15, 2020

Jamie Stiehm

I know the place where they got lost on the water. Shady Side was in my mind's eye through the mothe... Read More

March 25, 2020 Mar. 25, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a male, over 60, gray, balding and noticeably overweight. Because of back problems,... Read More

The Red Tape Pandemic Mar. 25, 2020

John Stossel

Coronavirus is frightening. I'm working from home, practicing "social distancing." Experts say it'll... Read More

March 15, 2020 Mar. 15, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Our only child passed away last year after a long battle with cancer. He was in his earl... Read More

OK, You're Dead! Now What? Jan. 29, 2020

Social Security and You

Several months ago, I wrote a column about how to handle Social Security matters when a loved one di... Read More

January 12, 2020 Jan. 12, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am married to one of four siblings who dutifully took care of their aged parents until... Read More