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- June 4, 2021

What matters in the end?

In alternating chapters, husband and wife chart the end of life

by Chris Kenrick

Is it possible to plan a "good death?" Can one gracefully leave this world to the next generation? Can one live meaningfully until the very end?

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Contributing writer Chris Kenrick can be emailed at [email protected]

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Posted by NanaDi
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 4, 2021 at 10:38 am

NanaDi is a registered user.

What a beautiful love story. I have been under treatment for Multiple Myeloma for the past 11 years, so I can relate to this. Fortunately, I have wonderful Grandchildren and Great Grands, and the joy they provide keeps me persevering. I am so sorry for Yalom's loss, and I am sure that lovely Marilyn is in a better place.


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