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What happens when we die?
A little over a week ago, I learned that my friend, Chris, is entering into palliative care. The news was a shock. When Chris first got sick earlier this year, it sounded as though there was cause for optimism: the tumor was not malignant and the medical professionals felt that a combination of radiation and chemotherapy held promise. But after five weeks of treatment and the awful side effects which flow out of the calculated poisoning of the body, the tumor was quite unchanged. And so Chris stopped treatment. And he moved into hospice.
Chris makes excellent use of social media and of Facebook in particular. And thus, not long after he shared the news that he probably isn’t going to get better, Chris used Facebook to ask his friends a question…
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