Emily McDowell: There's No Good Card for That

Emily McDowell: There's No Good Card for That

Emily McDowell: There's No Good Card for That

Everything Happens with Kate Bowler - November 20, 2018 - 30:46

Why is it so hard to say the right thing to those going through difficult circumstances? Artist Emily McDowell was on the receiving end of some terrible responses after her own diagnosis. Now, she creates kind and irreverent greeting cards that teach us all how to be a little more human. She speaks with Kate about the best and worst things to say and do when our loved ones are hurting.CW: Hodgkins LymphomaFor show notes, the transcript, and discussion questions: https://katebowler.com/podcasts/emily-mcdowell-theres-no-good-card-for-that-s2e1/

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