Widowed Young

Transforming Loss: A Documentary


Transforming Loss: A Documentary is about not giving up in the face of profound suffering, but rising to a new level of functioning and making meaning out of the experience. The loss actually fuels a fresh energy which feeds the broken parts. As we heal, a deep desire emerges to help others through similar losses, to be the inspiration and the example of one who has survived and now has the credibility to teach.

“Rather than buckling beneath the weight of the loss of my young husband, I allowed it to empower me as a person and then as a healer. This film examines and demonstrates the many positive ways people cope with tragic loss through death. These individuals have not only survived their profound losses, but have become more than who they were before. As a part of the healing journey, they have all chosen to help others. This is the gift and the hope depicted in the larger story.” – Judith R. Burdick