Read More: Death and Dying, Feelings About Death, Human Mortality, End of Life, Personal Beliefs and Values, Death, Dealing With Grief, Coping With Death, Death & Dying, Dealing With Death, Dealing With Loss, Healthy Living News
Talking about and dealing with death is our last great social taboo. We all know that we will die someday as will our beloved ones and cherished pets and everybody else. Yet, most of us relate to death as wrong -- as something that shouldn't happen.
Never before had I been so close to a dead body unadorned with embalming fluids and inches of makeup, much less buckets of lifeless organs. Those 20 minutes were nothing short of epiphanic.