Losing a family member is hard at any time, but losing a parent at 17 years of age is a pain that not many of us can imagine. Nobody gives you a handbook on how to cope with it and the impact that it has on you, your family and your life, in general, is rarely talked about. Gavan Casey, sports journalist with the 42 joins Rachel in studio to discuss the impact losing his father at 17 has had on him and his family, the grieving process and how people can empathise but rarely understand what you’re going through.
On a personal note, as many of you know my mother has a terminal cancer diagnosis so this was a topic that I wanted to cover and I want to sincerely thank Gavan for his time in doing this with me. I hope you get as much out of it as I did.
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