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How to explain death to children?

Many families avoid talking to their children about death to protect them from possible pain or suffering. For this reason, they end up giving incorrect explanations about death, which can make it difficult for children to develop the tools necessary to deal with it in the future. Furthermore, the lack of explanation leads them to invent their own response, which is sometimes worse than reality. So, what is the correct way to explain death to children? The answer is: it depends.  

Source: brainson.org