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Posts by Aerial Donovan

Finding Grace Through Grief 

by Aerial Donovan May 19, 2022

The first time I remember experiencing grief we were visiting my grandfather in hospice. I was ten, he had prostate cancer, and we were there to say goodbye. It was shocking to see how much he had changed.


“Silenzio, Bruno!”

by Aerial Donovan January 18, 2022

My mom died from pancreatic cancer three months into the COVID-19 pandemic, a short three and a half years after my dad died from AML. My husband, two daughters, and I slipped into isolation and grief through all the COVID headlines, trying to keep our heads above water through a funeral, cleaning out her house, and figuring out where the line was on being safe and keeping sane. 


You Are Not Alone

by Aerial Donovan December 3, 2019

This letter is long overdue. I think I need to spell some things out. There are some truths that I need to state out loud – just to set the record straight between us.