On January 24, 2009, author Yvonne Broady’s husband, Clarence Cortez Loftin III, passed away peacefully at home at the age of sixty-one after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He meant everything to her; he was her dream guy, her protector and provider, and the source of her strength. With his death, Clarence’s anguish and pain were extinguished, but Broady’s painful journey was just beginning.
In Brave in a New World, Broady shares her journey through the grief process and how she gradually learned to re-create a new life for herself. Through personal examples, she illustrates the new world the death of a spouse brings and discusses the steps she took to handle the emotional pain.
Serving as a guide and source of inspiration and hope for others who are grieving the loss of a spouse, Brave in a New World narrates the effects of the grieving process—a long and arduous course—and the only one who can get through it is the one who is left: the bereaved spouse.