Date of Award

Summer 8-6-2013

Degree Type


Degree Name


Degree Program

Film, Theatre & Communication Arts - Creative Writing concentration


Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts

Major Professor

Leake, Joanna

Second Advisor

Barton, Rick

Third Advisor

Walsh, M.O.


This thesis is a collection of fictional short stories about loss and the left behind, seeking to confront grief in terms of hope, humor, and getting the oar back in the water to row on.


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