All posts tagged: homicide survivors

Grief Diaries: Surviving Loss by Homicide book cover

Donna R. Gore Releases First Book for Grief Diaries

Donna R. Gore joins the ranks as a published author with the release of the Grief Diaries anthology, Surviving Loss by Homicide. “Filled with answers to poignant questions, each writer shares insight into the process of coping with a violent tragedy, and play a vital role in surrounding readers with warmth and comfort as they seek understanding and healing in the aftermath of their own loss.” Invited to write the foreword for Surviving Loss by Homicide by Grief Diaries creator and author, Lynda Cheldelin Fell, she introduces readers to the sorrow experienced when losing a loved one suddenly to violent crime. She explains to readers the reality of being a victim, as well as the importance of care, kindness, compassion, and resiliency. Considered a pioneer in the field of inspirational hope in the aftermath of loss, Grief Diaries author Lynda Cheldelin Fell has a passion for groundbreaking projects that create a legacy of help, healing, and hope while highlighting the power of human resiliency. She is the creator of the book series Grief Diaries, board …

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Shattered Lives: Audrey Carlson Supports Homicide Survivors

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE In 2002, 24 year old Elizabeth Anne Carlson was gunned down by an ex-boyfriend in her own home, her sister, Leslie, managed to escape and call for help. The aftermath of losing a daughter to violent crime, intimate partner violence, is excrutiating for a close knit family, but they found unique ways to honor her memory and help others, along with receiving their own needed resources to heal. Joining us for the show is Elizabeth’s mother, Audrey Carlson, who is President of the Elizabeth Anne Carlson Memorial Scholarship for the Performing Arts, a foundation that continuously gives to Elizabeth’s greatest love, theater and dance. Her passion is embraced by the organization and provides the opportunity to fulfill the dreams of other young talented performers. Through the years since Elizabeth’s murder Audrey Carlson has worked with homicide survivors support groups including …