A Better Way Of Death

September 10, 2013

[1]Hour 2:           When debilitating disease and emotional fatigue leave aging parents asking to die, how do their adult children cope? Katy Butler [2], science writer for the New Yorker, the New York Times, Vogue and other publications, dealt with the deterioration of both her parents and began to question society’s value of extending life for the sake of. Her new book is “Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death” (Scribner, 2013).

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[2] Katy Butler: http://www.katybutler.com/index_files/aboutkb.htm

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