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A walk in Oakwood Cemetery with my children

My children are at that age where they have a lot of questions about death and dying. Death has never been taboo for me - part of our natural world. We experience it at an early age wether it is the passing of an elderly relative or an insect dead on the driveway. There is a beautiful historic cemetery in our city and I decided to take my kids there to walk around and generate a conversation about their questions. What I learned is that taking your kids to a cemetery will generate a lot more questions than answers; but, that is not a bad thing. I loved the discussions we had and surely a conversation we build upon as they get older.

TAGS: Cemetery, Kids, North Carolina, Rain, United States

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Melissa Nordan.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2014
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2014, 10:02 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f3.2
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PHOTO LOCATION raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America