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She is writing a series of articles entitled "Musings on Mortality" that will appear in the Berkshire Eagle. Many of you will be interested in them.
Deborah says: Everyone claims to want a good death, but very few of us have one. Why is this the case? How can it be different? My intention is to help us navigate the mortal landscape and to, against all odds, prepare for illness and dying for the sake of ourselves, loved ones and future generations.
The first article is: Musings on Mortality: Death-phobic culture hinders end-of-life plans. It was published on October 5, 2015. Download Alecson Musings 1
Alecson with students at Williams College, January 2015