A Widow’s Walk – The Journey from Sudden Loss to Lasting Strength

With Mary Ann Stropkay.

A Widow’s Walk – The Journey from Sudden Loss to Lasting Strength

Five years ago this past September, Mary Ann Stropkay’s life was upended by a sudden loss when her husband Eric collapsed and died at the couple’s home at age 51. Tragically, Mary Ann and her teenage children were unwilling witnesses to the aftermath of Eric’s death, a traumatic experience that made Mary Ann’s walk through widowhood even more painful. Mary Ann joins Jennifer Malcolm to share the challenges she continues to encounter, from facing her own grief to helping her children with their loss to coping with the social isolation widowhood often brings.

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