Losing a child is every parent’s worst nightmare. It seems to go against the natural order of things. It’s a cruel and unthinkable truth that this tragically occurs.
Richard and Mary Forrest Engel know this all too well, as they lost their 6-year-old son Henry due to complications from Rett syndrome.
Mary wrote a heartbreakingly beautiful and vulnerable personal essay about the unique way she mourned her son. She spent a week visiting the morgue and just being with his physical body. Read the full story here ▶