chapter  4
Culture and Class: The Different Worlds of Children and Adolescents
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Areview of the grief process will show many universals: the need for rituals to say goodbye; feelings such as anger, guilt, and sadness; the need for support both at the time of death and afterwards. Amidst all of these universals, the question arises, "Why deal with different cultures? If I am a loving, caring individual who understands the grief process, why do I have to consider cultural differences?" The following example demonstrates the need to adapt our own cultural sensibilities in order to help others.