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TURNING SORROW INTO JOY

May 24, 2017 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

There is a park across the street from the house where Vivienne Claire Burgess lived. Boyd Park and its playground, complete with a slide and swings.

She played there, a lot, with joy. But her parents could hardly look at it after Vivienne died unexpectedly, apparently without cause, just days after her third birthday.

"You look at this playground every day. Both our bedroom and Vivie's bedroom face that park," her mother, Julia Burgess, said. "There was only sadness looking at this....