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WERU Special: Martin Prechtel 9/18/15

Producer/Host: Andree Bella

Interview with Martin Prechtel on Grief and Praise

Key Discussion Points:
a) How do the people in your Mayan village grieve for someone who has died?
b) What role can community, friends and family play in turning grief into beauty?
c) What happens when a culture doesn’t express its grief?
d) What is the relationship between unresolved grief and war?
e) What part can elders of a community play in transforming grief into beauty?

Guest: Martin Prechtel, social activist and author of The Smell of Rain on Dust: Grief and Praise