Linton Weeks Linton Weeks joined NPR in the summer of 2008, as its national correspondent for Digital News.

Chuck and Kathy Collins lost their daughter Tiffanie to bacterial meningitis in 1996. They are both involved with The Compassionate Friends, a support group for people who have lost children. They are chairing the group’s 2010 national conference, which is being held in Arlington, Va., July 2-4. Coburn Dukehart/NPR hide caption

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Krishna Gurung and his wife, Leela, lost their 7-year-old son when he accidentally strangled himself with a cord at their home in Nepal. In Kevin's memory, Gurung has created an eco-friendly village near Kathmandu that provides education, health care and jobs to people with leprosy and physical handicaps. Coburn Dukehart/NPR hide caption

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Lorenza Colletti Remembers Her Son, Marc

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