Pamela Marin

Pamela Marin has written for Playboy, Redbook, Parents, Parenting, Ladies' Home Journal, and the Los Angeles Times. A former staff writer for The Orange County Register, she has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She lives in New York with her husband and children. She can be reached at

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Pamela Marin was fourteen when her mother died of breast cancer. After keeping her illness a secret from her daughter, Mildred Marin left her home in Evanston, Illinois, to spend her last months alone and without treatment in California. When she died in 1973, her husband buried the family's memories with her -- clearing the house of her belongings, avoiding any mention of her, and never once taking his young daughter to her mother's grave. Before Marin was out of her teens, her father went...