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On Monday the 1st of October, 2018 I spoke with Jo McManus and Charlotte Hamlyn about sibling loss.


On the morning of August 7, 2015 Jo McManus’ posted on social media ‘Our beautiful Max is gone.’

Jo’s 20 year old son had died the night before, her surviving son, Sam, was due to start his final exams.

In 1971 when Zoe Krupka was just four years old, her brother died of a congenital heart condition.

Now a psychotherapist, Dr Krupka says the literature around siblings and grief is scarce, both women share their personal stories and how they honour the grief of a surviving sibling.

Charlotte Hamlyn spoke with Zoe and Jo.

You can find the podcast here




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