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When Savannah Got Sick

Explaining loss to a child

Inspired by the relationship between Savannah Hurst and her brother, Jackson, reporter Meredith Rutland and artist Don Morris created a children's book that would help parents explain the loss of a loved one.

To order a printed version of the book, go to

The Tampa Bay Times will not profit from sales of the book. All costs go toward printing and distribution.

MORE: Read the story of Savannah Hurst, a Clearwater child afflicted with MLD, at

When Savannah Got Sick 05/29/13 [Last modified: Thursday, January 9, 2014 1:34pm]

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