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No one wants to be the bearer of bad news, but sometimes we have to be. It's difficult to communicate something that we know will hurt someone or make them feel upset. A Redditor wanted to know what that news was that people had to share.

Reddit user Necessary-Thought-91 asked:

What's the hardest thing you've had to tell someone?

Often times, these conversations are around death or people who are dying. It is a harsh reality that we often have to face, as it is apart of life.

Some people had to tell truths about themselves that ended up changing their lives for the better.

Here's a few of those moments.

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Redditor u/Gorgon_the_Dragon wanted to hear from doctors about why it is imperative we always get second and maybe third opinions by asking... Doctors of Reddit, what was the worse thing you've seen for a patient that another Doctor overlooked?
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Redditor u/ArethaZum wanted to see who was willing to share somethings they wish they had never heard by asking....

What is the most heartbreaking thing you've ever heard of?

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Being a teacher means you must learn to juggle many hats. Teachers are secondary parents, counselors, buddies, mentors... the list is endless. And as much as the job of a teacher is fulfilling, it is also stressful and tear jerking. Sometimes being the bearer of that news in unavoidable. And there is no easy way to say it.

So be kind to teachers, they have pain too.

Redditor u/CTE2028 was hoping the educators reading would be willing to share some stories by asking.... Teachers Of Reddit have you ever had to explain a students death if so what did you tell them?
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