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Listener, advocate for the dying


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/the_mensch_list/article/listener_advocate_for_the_dying_20120105

Getting old, as Bette Davis famously said, is not for sissies. And developing a terminal illness, as Davis later learned, is no picnic either. Yet while most of us fear sickness, aging and the end of life, hospice volunteer Michael Curtis finds solace and purpose — pleasure, even — in being with the elderly as they face death.

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