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Yes, I believe that children understand death differently because they do not have the capacity to understand that the dead can not come alive again. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (2015), they believe that “Preschoolers see death as something temporary. Their misconception is reinforced by cartoons in which characters pop back to life moments after anvils drop on them from the sky” (“How children,” 2015). Each individual sees death differently, but what is more fascinating is that most of us have experience the feeling of loss when we were young and the way we think now than back at that age is different. When I was a preschooler, I remember that I was not fazed by the loss of a grandfather, but when my dog died, I cried
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