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Living in Grief: Coping With the Death of a Loved One The following is a record of some of what I encountered in the days following my younger brother's death. It is not the complete account, but rather some tidbits that stick out in my mind. While it is not a term paper, it is still capable of putting across some valuable insight into the grief experience. March 4, 1991, 10:20 p.m.  My fiance' and I had just gotten home about 10:00 from the airport after a five day trip to Acapulco. We went through the drive through at Burger King and when we got home, I said hello to my dog and to my guinea pigs. I was just about to sit down to my food in the living room and watch the last ten minutes of M*A*S*H. The episode was the one where Frank Burns pretends to know how to operate a tank in order to impress Hot Lips. Anyway, Holly finished talking to Bill and Cindy(the people who took care of our animals), and then the phone rang again. I didn't think anything of it, I thought it m