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My mom died 12 years ago. Here's how I cope on Mother's Day.

Two weeks before Mother's Day, in CVS I am drawn to the bounteous card display. My gaze flits from cards featuring dancing photos and music to paper-craft flowers that bloom when the card is opened. With greetings running the gamut from sweet to funny to superlative: Mom, I'm grateful for all the ways you've opened my eyes to new and exciting things. When it comes to moms, you're simply meow-velous. There's every other mom -- and then there's you.

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Opening the door on a conversation about mental illness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Here are some facts from from the National Alliance on Mental Illness about mental illness in the United States and where to get help.
National Alliance on Mental Illness, Washington chapter Courtesy to The Belllingham Herald
Opening the door on a conversation about mental illness 3:54

Opening the door on a conversation about mental illness

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Seahawks legend Cortez Kennedy dies at 48

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Only grocery store in Sumas closing

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Bad Monday for bear on city adventure