David Kessler is the world’s foremost expert on healing and loss, and author of several books, including On Grief and Grieving – considered the Bible on the subject, which he co-authored with Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. In his new book, FINDING MEANING: The Sixth Stage of Grief - he extends the well-known five stages: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. His journey with grief started when, as a child, he witnessed a mass shooting. It happened while his mother was dying. This tragedy formed the foundation of his work that he continues to this day. For most of his life, Kessler taught doctors, nurses, counselors, and police about grief. Then, his life turned upside down due to the sudden death of his twenty-one-year-old son.