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Everyone has a story. About losing someone close. About what it was like to have the conversation. About not talking about wishes until it was too late.

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I am a physician and I see deaths close

By Dilara
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I am a Diabetic for 31 years and I know my death could be a bad one if I continue to choose treatment after treatment. I DO NOT want to play GOD by deciding my...

I had the conversation with my child .

Share Your Story : Entry # 15168

By Yvonne
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I was instrumental in creating a working group with members from across our 6 hospital. Some of the initiatives we worked on developing to increase awareness in our community were : Radio broadcast to the...

I had the conversation with my friend .

My idea of a good death

By Jamessy
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My idea of a good death consists of my family gathered around me to say goodbye. I would like to be outside in a field, poolside, or on the beach reminiscing back on my life....

I had the conversation with my friend .

By Dr. Amy Tan
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I remember the snow falling lightly that early December morning, leaving just a skiff on the road. I savoured my second cup of black coffee after my husband left for work, contentedly admiring the red...

I wish I had the conversation .

Mom Was Ready

By Susie
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Mom Was Ready Mom did not graduate from high school and I think this always bothered her. That however did not prevent her from obtaining a commercial driver’s license driving big yellow school buses for...

I had the conversation with my parent .

Respecting His Wishes

By Ashley
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My father was a many of great words and always was the center of the room. He easily stated his opinion and made his wishes known. When he was diagnosed with AML, he did not...

I had the conversation with my parent .