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The Town Where Everyone Talks About Death

Posted on 03/26/2014

NPR- Take the time to listen to the recent piece on NPR about La Crosse, Wisconsin–the town where everyone talks about death.  Nearly 96% of people who who have died there had advance directives.  Nationally, only 30% of people who die have advance directives. Bud Hammes, a medical ethicist at Gundersen Lutheran Health System, has taken the charge of changing the culture of this town.

Listen to the NPR piece here.