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Today we're going to be talking about something
lots of people find really difficult to talk about -
what happens and how it feels when someone dies.
When somebody dies,
it means their body has stopped working.
It means they won't come back.
Talking about death can be really hard and make you feel really upset,
but it is a part of life and, the more we talk about it,
the more we can begin to understand and share how we feel.
When someone dies it can be really difficult to understand
and deal with what's happened.
It's normal for people to experience
a rollercoaster of different emotions.
You might feel very sad - maybe sadder than you've ever felt before.
..like you can't believe it.
..like you can't feel anything.
..although you might not know who with, or why.
..although it wasn't your fault.
..because you miss that person very much.
..that it might happen to you or someone else.
..because that person isn't poorly any more.
It's normal to feel any or all of those things.
These feelings are called "grief",
and they happen to everybody.
There's no right or wrong way to grieve.
But it's important to...
..and not hide them inside.
When my grandma died, I was only seven.
It was the first time I had lost anyone close to me.
I didn't quite understand and I was feeling really confused by it all.
I wanted to remember happy thoughts about my grandma,
so I wrote a poem, which I read out after her funeral.
The funeral was hard to get through,
but the poem helped me express myself.
I also made a picture collage
to help remember her.
There's actually a lot of help and support
that's available for you when somebody dies.
The best think to do is...
..with your family and friends.
Some of your friends might not quite know what to say,
but give them some time and they will come around.
Your school might have a...
There are also...
..that are especially set up to help...
..when somebody close has died.
Sometimes people celebrate the lives of loved ones,
and different cultures deal with death in different ways.
I know it can be hard to believe that you'll ever feel OK,
especially when you're right in the middle of it.
It's really important to...
# It will be hard to smile
# It might take a little while
# But remember the good times, the joy of the past
# Don't forget all the stories, it's OK to laugh
# Those memories will never fade
# Sadness will leave but love will stay
# So remember the good times, the joy of the past
# Don't forget all the stories, just let yourself laugh. #
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Whatever is worrying you, you're never on your own.
See you next time.