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Hoy, Boss quoted in article about bridge collapse

Two University of Minnesota faculty members were quoted in a St. Paul Pioneer Press article about the two-year anniversary of the I-35W bridge collapse. Judy Hoy, a clinical social worker and community faculty member in the School of Social Work, is working with two families that were affected by the bridge collapse. She noted that, in the second year after a traumatic event, "there is an expectation that people 'get over it' ... but most people can't." Pauline Boss, professor emeritus in the Family Social Science Department and a therapist in private practice, advised that "the community needs to be patient and listen to these people's stories, even if it is two, three, five years later. Often they can't put it aside unless someone hears it." Read the full article.

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