During my 30-minute interview with Jon Caldara of the Independence Institute, we talked about suddenly losing our children to aggressive childhood cancers. I was reminded that each person processes grief differently and yet common threads exist within each story.
In Permission to Thrive, the author chronicles the journey from post-traumatic stress to post traumatic growth, and how her community and faith helped her heal MILWAUKEE — When Susan Angel Miller’s eldest daughter Laura was just 14 years old the unthinkable happened. One morning the normally healthy high school freshman [...]
Susan Angel Miller | Permission to Thrive: My Journey from Grief to Growth (LRS Press) The title alone caught my attention than the cover drew me in. The tagline “my journey from grief to growth” only sealed the deal. And like that, I was in hook, line, and sinker. The [...]
Author to Speak on Overcoming Grief, Organ Donation Ten years ago, Laura Miller was a 14-year-old, high school freshman in Milwaukee, when she began getting headaches. Doctors didn’t find a cause for concern, but three weeks later, she had a seizure and was taken to the hospital, where she was [...]
Organ donation: She died at 14. Her liver saved the life of a 40-year-old special ed teacher. “Mom and Dad, you have to donate her organs if they could save someone’s life!” It was the worst day of our lives, and our two younger daughters were with us in the [...]
Column: Her 14-year-old daughter’s liver saved another woman’s life. Now their friendship offers a road map through grief. "This article highlights the healing effects of our family's decision to donate Laura's organs. The piece also highlights our special ongoing relationship with the woman who received Laura's liver and the [...]