04/02/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Video: On Death And Dying

Have you ever witnessed a sudden death? It brings everything into perspective.... regarding the small stuff of life, and how everything is really small stuff. I've been a midwife to a graceful death, when my dad died 14 years ago. I held his hand as it became cold and was taken aback by the beauty of that moment. But there was nothing elegant or lovely about Dan's death. I'm still not sure what to make of it.


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