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Photos Of A Short Life Comfort Only Some Grieving Parents

Grief is idiosyncratic. Some parents are turning to professional photographers to immortalize their terminally ill child, but what soothes one parent may disturb the other.

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When A Parent Goes To Prison, A Child Also Pays A Price

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After this pitch on May 27, Los Angeles Angels pitcher Sean Burnett left the game with a torn elbow ligament. Friday, he became the latest pro to undergo "Tommy John" surgery. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Baseball Has An Elbow Problem: More Pros Getting Ligament Surgery

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Photos Of A Short Life Comfort Only Some Grieving Parents

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