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The Endings That Set Us Free

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot explores goodbyes in her new book, 'Exit'

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Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot is enthralled by exits: long farewells, quick goodbyes and sudden endings. — Robin Holland/Corbis Outline

In her latest book, Harvard sociologist and professor of education Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot explores how some of life's big endings bring about positive change and personal growth. Whether it's terminating a relationship, changing careers or coming out of the closet, Lawrence-Lightfoot explores how these watershed moments prepare us to tackle future challenges with wisdom and strength. In Exit: The Endings That Set Us Free, this award-winning author details individuals' stories and the epiphanies that have led to fuller, better lives.

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