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Religions 2013, 4(2), 288-289; doi:10.3390/rel4020288
Received: 4 February 2013; in revised form: 25 April 2013 / Accepted: 8 May 2013 / Published: 8 May 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Writers and Critics on Loss, Love, and the Supernatural)
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Abstract: A meditation on the death of the author’s Sicilian grandmother that explores how a child copes with loss by transforming the grandmother’s vast collection of plastic and porcelain female saints into imaginary friends.
Keywords: death; loss; imagination