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Marian Dixon was born in Charlottesville. At 80 years old, her wisdom and insights are an inspiration — even if her experiences haven’t always been uplifting. See, Marian knows about intense grief.

“Everybody has their own way of grieving. Some people can get over it faster than others and some of it takes a long time to do. It affects you both mentally and physically. It really does,” she said.

The sixth First Person episode of In My Humble Opinion’s podcast features wisdom for people who grieve. Just a head’s up: If you are experiencing grief or have experienced grief in the past, please consider your own well-being before listening or reading Marian’s story.

Read more in Vinegar Hill Magazine.