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TEDxWe Need a Heroic Narrative for Death by Amanda Bennett A powerful talk arguing that having hope for a happy ending of a loved one’s life does not warrant a diagnosis of “denial.” A call to match the heroic narratives we have in life with a heroic narrative for death.
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YouTubeDying Father has Last First Dance with Daughter by Gabe Gutierrez Video and short text - Rachel Wolf had always dreamed of her wedding - gown, makeup, guests, and family. When her father, Dr. James Wolf, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and had only 3 months to live, she knew she had to find a way, groom or no groom, to have a first dance with him.
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TEDxLet’s Talk About Dying by Peter Saul A discussion of the success of intensive care and how that has impacted how we die, and how we react to others’ death in the 21st Century.
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New York TimesA Good Death by Joshua Bright One Man’s Passing - A slideshow of images depicting a “good death.”
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TEDxShould We Be Afraid of Death? by Stephen Cave Why are humans afraid to die? Four stories we tell ourselves about death in reaction to our fear.
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YouTubeTop 5 Regrets of the Dying by Bronnie Ware Compilation of the thoughts of dying individuals.
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ResilienceCulture of Dying - Justin Ritchie and Seth Moser-Katz interview Stephen Jenkinson Resilience.org interviews Stephen Jackson about our cultural difficulty with death and how to overcome it.
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NPR"Erasing Death" Explores the Science of Resuscitation by Sam Parnia, M.D. Dr. Sam Parnia, a critical care doctor and director of resuscitation research at the Stony Brook University School of Medicine, studies what people experience between the moment that their heart stops beating and after they have been resuscitated.
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NPRA Busy ER Doctor Slows Down to Help Patients Cope with Adversity by Annie Feidt A view of palliative care and one doctor’s journey into the oft misunderstood speciality.
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