If you ask Vivienne Treharne, she'll say, "Four, not living."
It's her way of explaining how her four children died before any reached a day old.
Families who suffer miscarriages and infant loss often deal with it quietly. Unprepared for the tragedy, many don't have a funeral because they are unprepared for the expense.
That's why the annual Walk to Remember event Tuesday at Lake Ella is so important, organizers say. It gives these families a chance to honor the memory of their little ones and to talk to a grief counselor.
"A lot of times, friends and family don't know what to say," said Tracy Coomer, fetal and infant mortality project-review coordinator for the Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition, which is putting on the event.
Full Story: http://www.tallahassee.com/article/20081012/NEWS01/810120315/1010
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