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Remembering Dads Gone By

To help commemorate the day when we say thank you to fathers everywhere, we found several articles that are both heartwarming and heartbreaking. We think now is a good time to share these articles again. Read on.

Entering the Doorway of Death with Dina Taylor

One thing hospice nurse, Dina Taylor, has come to understand after 27 years of hospice work: Too often Americans are shuttled hastily through death’s doorway. An essential component of life is missed, for both the person passing, and their loved ones. To help families plan a better death, Dina has begun mentoring with a San Diego-based company called Thesholds that arranges home ...

The Death of Learning – A Visit To One Of The US’s Last Surviving Anatomy And Pathology Museums

In a busy Boston neighborhood of honking delivery trucks, hard-hatted construction men and urban hospitals is the Harvard Medical School’s Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. It is here I enter on a brisk cold April morning, looking for the Warren Anatomical Museum, whose website describes it as, “one of the last surviving anatomy and pathology museums associated with a medical school ...

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