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"It's all about listening," McDowell says. "... All you need to say is, 'I'm here,' and 'I'm thinking about you,' and 'How are you doing today?' and then let the person talk." Emily McDowell Studio/Courtesy of Harper Collins hide caption

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'There Is No Good Card For This': What To Say When 'Condolences' Isn't Enough

Have you ever struggled with how to be there for a friend in pain? If so, you're not alone. Illustrator Emily McDowell says her new book is a "guide for how to show up ... after you've sent the card."

President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walk down the West Wing Colonnade between meetings at the White House Monday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Canadian Prime Minister Talks Trade, Immigration In First Meeting With Trump

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Ruins Portico Quartet
Ruins Portico Quartet
Disasterpeace Adventure

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This Tiny Submarine Cruises Inside A Stomach To Deliver Drugs

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You Petit Biscuit

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump (hidden at left) have dinner with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife, Akie, at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., on Feb. 10. Trump said he would personally pay for the visit to his resort . Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Critics Say Trump Group Doing New Foreign Deals, Despite Pledge To Refrain

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"It's all about listening," McDowell says. "... All you need to say is, 'I'm here,' and 'I'm thinking about you,' and 'How are you doing today?' and then let the person talk." Emily McDowell Studio/Courtesy of Harper Collins hide caption

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'There Is No Good Card For This': What To Say When 'Condolences' Isn't Enough

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