How To Celebrate Mother's Day During A Year Of Loss

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This Mother's Day, Americans are predicted to spend about $28 billion to celebrate their mothers. But for those who've lost their mothers, this is a tough time emotionally, made worse by a season of grief from COVID-19 deaths. This is the second Mother's Day during the pandemic, but the first time many will be without Mom. In a year of so much loss — including of community, jobs and normalcy — the grief over losing a mother can be overwhelming.
Guests:
Hope Edelman — author of "Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss"
Lori Churchill — clinical social worker and therapist

Later in the Show:

Professional and amateur sports teams across the country have long adopted Native American imagery to represent their teams. That’s despite decades of objections by Native Americans and others claiming the mascots were offensive. As the ongoing debate heated up, many schools also removed or replaced their mascots. But, as two recent votes in Massachusetts demonstrate, not everybody supports the change.
Guest:
Jean-Luc Pierite — president of the North American Indian Center of Boston, member of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana
SHOW CREDITS:
Under the Radar with Callie Crossley is a production of GBH, produced by Angela Yang and engineered by Dave Goodman.
Our theme music is FISH AND CHIPS by #weare2saxys’, Grace Kelly and Leo P.

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