#02 Dealing with the Loss of a Parent as a Child

A difficult topic to discuss. Doing Death talks to our friend - creative producer Sam Rudd about the death of a parent as experienced as both a young child and later herself as a parent. She talks about the suicide of her mum age 5 followed by her father’s death when she was a teenager. More recently she describes the death of her partner and the father of her three boys from a drugs overdose.

We discuss what she learnt from her parents death and how she has dealt with the aftermath of her partner’s death. Her focus has been supporting her children in a way that their lives would not be defined by their fathers death in a negative way.

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