• In journalism, when we want to get a story over the jumps, we refer to it as a universal experience, but it almost never is. There is one universal experience, that's death. That is something we are all going to experience at some distance in the lives of loved ones, strangers and friends, people around us and certainly our own.

    "Scott Simon’s Tweets About Dying Mother Spur Conversation On Public Grief, Death On Social Media" by Jaweed Kaleem, August 9, 2013.