Joslyn Jelinek was interviewed by Northwestern University's Medill school about coping with the loss of a family pet.
"I think we really talk about how pets are part of our lives. We dress them up. We take them places. But we don't talk about how hard it is to go through the loss and the grieving. What you feel is what you feel, and that bond is very strong," Jelinek said. "I think we're fooling ourselves to say it's insignificant."
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