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The Shortest Day

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Every year around the anniversary of Day's death, Arielle's family hangs sun ornaments in the window; they add one more sun each year that he's been gone

Poet Arielle Greenberg's son Day dies 31 weeks into her pregnancy. At which point, she makes a whole bunch of choices that not many women would make, so she can emerge from stillbirth not completely broken. And . . . it works.

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About The Longest Shortest Time

The Longest Shortest Time is a podcast and blog about surprising struggles in early parenthood, hosted by author and This American Life contributor Hillary Frank. Visit the Longest Shortest Time's website to submit your story, and to talk mama and papa shop safely.

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