Death and Dying

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Photographing the dying and what we can learn

The Seattle-based photographer and writer Caroline Catlin wrote a heartbreaking and beautiful piece for the New York Times about her work as a volunteer who photographs the last moments of the critically ill and their families. There is no rule book about how to be an end of life photographer, she writes, but the goal is to document those fleeting …

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Talking about death over dinner

Talking about death isn’t easy. Some people just can’t do it because fear, superstition, manners or something else gets in the way. While it’s easier to avoid awkward and potentially painful conversations in the short term, the long term consequences can be devastating, especially if a death occurs unexpectedly. That’s where your coach steps in. …

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