In When People Die, the story of a brother and sister, the subject of death is handled with great sensitivity.
John and Laura were inseparable. They went everywhere together. Then Laura fell ill and died. John was consumed with a sadness that lasted a long time. He endured a long period of loneliness until he made a new friend at school.
Gradually, over time, he began to feel better. While he would never forget his sister, he came to realise that life moves on. The death of someone close is one of the most difficult moments in life but it is not the end. The hurt need not last forever.
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