“Grief becomes easier to bear when it is shared by those who understand the total depth and breadth of your grief. When I heard about this amazing organization called ACCESS, I knew that I wanted to become involved and connect with others who could understand my grief. Shortly thereafter I attended a Grief Mentor training class, and in four days I met and bonded with a group of women that will be a part of my life forever. With every…
It has been 18 years since I last heard my precious son’s voice. I told him I would pick him up at the airport as usual and was excited to see him. We shared “Love you…see you soon” and hung up. I was at the airport to greet Seth but I did not meet him in the usual place. He and 18 of his Marine brothers were killed when the MV-22 Osprey aircraft they were riding in crashed in the…
Jackie Karpen lost her parents Selma and Sylvan Karpen aboard Eastern Airlines, 12/29/1972
It was Friday night, December 29, 1972 and my parents were excited about flying to Florida to meet my grandmother and aunt for the holiday. They had cut their California vacation short because my grandfather took ill and they to fly home early. They were looking forward to the Florida sunshine and a much needed vacation.
Linda Pountney lost her 21-year old identical twin sister, Paula in a private plane crash
Lynda Fishman Lost her mother Rita 39, and her sisters Carla 11, Wendy, 8 aboard Air Canada, Toronto, July 5, 1970.
In 1970, when I was 13-years-old, my life was altered forever. An Air Canada plane traveling from Montreal to Los Angeles crashed in Toronto – all 109 people on board died including my mother and two younger sisters. The loss, of course, was devastating. For me and my dad, life as we had known it was over.
My name is Barbara Zimet and 26 years ago 15 days before my 23rd birthday my parents died in a private plane crash. They were flying from Long Island, NY to Texas. They ran into unexpected weather and the plane iced over and the plane hit a mountain… Finding this website after years of searching is truly a miracle.