The Shriver Report – Kristin Meekhof

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Kristin Meekhof

Kristin Meekhof is a licensed social worker and is working on her upcoming book- Just Widowed- Practical Advice & Stories of Hope with psychologist James Windell. In 2007, when Ms. Meekhof was 33, her husband died from adrenal cancer. She is frequent contributor to Huffington Post. She can be reached at

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