It’s Not Goodbye

Finding Hope After the Death of a Child

by Joy Lora Burden & Caroline Henderson



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/28/2019

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 132
ISBN : 9781973653462
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 132
ISBN : 9781973653479
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 132
ISBN : 9781973653486

About the Book

It’s Not Goodbye is a compilation of personal interviews of parents and siblings who have experienced the loss of a child. This book provides insight into how parents and siblings survived the loss and managed to continue living their life with meaning and hope.

About the Author

Joy Burden is the Director of Nursing for Extended Care and Behavioral Health Services in a Western Kentucky Hospital. Joy holds Graduate degrees in Nursing, Public Administration and Management and is a Licensed Long Term Care Administrator. Joy experienced the loss of her son, Travis, in 2009.

Caroline Henderson is the Director of Nursing for Emergency Services and Trauma Care in the same Western Kentucky Hospital. Caroline holds a graduate degree in Nursing. Caroline experienced the loss of her son in 1987.

Joy and Caroline first met as Intensive Care Unit nurses in 1985. Their lives intertwined over the course of years. Neither Caroline nor Joy ever dreamed they would one day co-author a book on the loss of a child. By sharing their stories of loss, and the stories of eleven other families, Joy and Caroline offer hope to others experiencing this same loss.