18 Celebrities Who Endured the Tragic Pain of Losing a Child (PHOTOS)

No parent should ever have to do the unimaginable task of burying a child. Yet no amount of fame or fortune can shield a person from such tragedy. When celebrities lose a child, a media frenzy usually ensues, and while the outpouring of support is well-intentioned, stars need privacy through the grieving process, just like the rest of us.

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If anything, learning that these celebrities lost a child heightens the realization that stars are people, too. In sharing these tragic losses, our eyes are opened to the difficulites everyone faces, regardless of their profession, wealth, or fame.

 

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