~Providing hope through connection to those who have lost a parent.
~Providing hope through connection to those who have lost a parent.


Genevieve Liu, the founder of SLAP'D, is currently a high school freshman at the University of Chicago Laboratory School. A little over a year ago she lost her father who drowned while saving two boys who were struggling in the rough waters of Lake Michigan. As a result, she was inspired to create a website called -- Surviving Life After A Parent Dies (SLAP'D). SLAP'D aims to create an online community, connecting kids and teens across the country that have lost a parent and empowering them to gain hope and strength from each other. It is unbelievable that one in sixteen American kids under the age of sixteen will lose a parent. Although it is not as much of a rarity as one many think, the one who is experiencing the loss often fe

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