KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Families who have lost loved ones to violent crimes are relying on each other to deal with their grief.
ADHOC's Group Against Crimes held its monthly meeting Tuesday night. Families met to discuss the grieving process, and how to use the pain of losing someone in a more constructive way.
"Hopefully we can get them to a place where they can not so much accept the death of a loved one, but they can be energized by the death of their loved one. Using that energy to do something constructive -- that keeps someone else from being hurt. That's the key," said Dr. Donald Lang of ADHOC.
ADHOC is holding its next meeting Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. at 3116 Prospect Avenue. All meetings are open to the public.
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