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Maria Shriver.com- Friend of The Conversation Project, Barbara Bates Sedoric, was recently published on Maria Shriver's blog.  She tells the story of being blindsided by her mother's death.  Not only was she blindsided by grief and sadness, but by the myriad of decisions she had to make.

On July 30, Barbara Bates Sedoric's interview with Virginia Prescott, Host of NHPR's Word of Mouth, was aired in a show titled "The Death Show". Listen to Barbara's interview here.

Barbara Bates Sedoric, President and Founder of LastingMatters and Author of The LastingMatters Organizer, was recently interviewed by Sarah Cody, Emmy award winning Lifestyle Reporter for FOX CT news. Watch the interview here. Sarah met Barbara at

Yesterday, on NHPR Exchange, during the daily morning program,  Laura Knoy discussed the Must-Read Books for Summer 2014 with Dan Chartrand of Water Street Bookstore in Exeter, NH and Michael Herrmann of Gibson's Bookstore in Concord, NH.  Bot

Maria Shriver shares Barbara Bates Sedoric's story to help spread the word about why even healthy people should keep their affairs in order.  Read the full story here.

Discussing death should be no laughing matter. Nor should it be easy, pressure-free and light-hearted, right? Barb sits down with NHPR to discuss why talking about death doesn't need to be somber, but does need to happen. Read the full story here

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