Don't Cry Because It's Over, Smile Because It Happened

September 23, 2014 9:06 PM

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Don't Cry Because It's Over, Smile Because It Happened

When I felt Dr. Seuss's words echo in my head the morning after my only child was killed, I paused to consider the enormity of those carefully-chosen words. I didn't even know I knew them, much less who said them. Where were they coming from? Why did my mind deliver them to me, now? What did it really mean?

The day before, I had received the news that my one and only child, my 22-year-old son, Connor, had been struck and killed in a pedestrian crosswalk when a distracted driver ran a red light. I was in a fog. My husband had left to take care of the details of bringing physical closure to the accident....

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