Living With Childhood Grief


By MG21 High School Students | June 7, 2019

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  • MG21 student Abbie Pochel in WPR's music library during a field trip. (Jenny Peek/WPR)

MG21 student Abbie Pochel in WPR's music library during a field trip. (Jenny Peek/WPR)

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School student Abbie Pochel reflects on her journey of finding out her father had pancreatic cancer, his treatment, and the spread of his cancer. In this heart wrenching essay, she talks about going to Camp Kesem, where she made new friends who could relate her experience. Abbie talks about how losing her dad impacted her childhood.

 

Hear from more MG21 students throughout the year on “Wisconsin Life” and on the special, “Classroom Frequency: Student Voices From Wisconsin.”

MG21 High School Students

During the 2018-2019 school year, Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, or MG21, high school students created radio pieces for Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Wisconsin Life.” The final stories were featured on the radio and online through the “Classroom Frequency: Student Voices From Wisconsin” project.
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