Daughter's Death Inspired Cortlandt's Deb Carlin Pohill's Book On Grief

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Deb Carlin Pohill of Cortlandt wrote a book that deals with coping and grieving. Her daugher, Cait Chivonne, died in 2011 at the age of 28. Photo Credit: Twitter/Deb Carlin Pohill

CORTLANDT, N.Y. – A Cortlandt woman has written a book to help people with grieving and healing, and was inspired by her own journey after the death of her daughter.

Deb Carlin Pohill’s book, “Love Honor Celebrate: A Mother’s Journey of Transition,"  was published in October. Her daughter, Cait Chivonne, 28, died suddenly in 2011. She was a beauty pageant contestant, a 2001 graduate of Walter Panas High School and worked as a legal assistant in a New York City law firm. She was a Peekskill native and lived in the Riverdale section of the Bronx.

A description of Carlin Pohill’s book on Amazon.com says the book  is ”one mother's story and first-hand account of the most profound loss of her life and how she chose to handle it. It is a story of remarkable faith and tremendous inspiration. Deb reveals how the human spirit, via an open heart, can face a seemingly insurmountable devastation, yet continue to live, love and grow.”

The book can be purchased through online booksellers such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble and ibook. The book features songs and poetry written by Polhill and inspired by her daughter. The book is also available by calling 1-888-739-8513.

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