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Being Mortal

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kay louise

Was good to meet the man behind the book, his parents, and how he sought to learn from others about how to help his patients deal with end of life issues. How do you want to spend the time you have left?
I was introduced to Being Mortal at a series of classes at my church "Dying Well ...Read more

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Teri

Excellent, helpful.

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Sally

It's an important subject they're talking about. I agree with Bonny that the book was better -- it had more vivid descriptions about the situations. There's something kind of slow moving and "monotone" in all the seriousness, instead of the creativity that the writing displayed.

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kay louise

a 56' frontline episode cannot do justice to a wonderful book like he wrote! I didn't know there was a film of this title.The other indian Dr book I read at the same time was When Breath becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi! it wasn't long enough! beautifully written.Was also on the best seller ...Read more

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Chris

Deeply moving, important. Has been shown thousands of times in community meetings and medical schools.

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Bonny

the book was better

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kay louise

of course! this is just a synopsis of 56'!

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marcia

very real we do find it difficult giving up but we need to be realistic but kind

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Maricris

showed very clear and good examples on the scenarios