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Death in Springtime
It was the first day of spring in 2005. I was at the florist in the seaside village where I grew up, assembling a basket of flowering spring plants for my sister who had just given birth.
The Dark Debut of Debbie Wasserman Schultz
It was a turning point in my life. Some people remember where they were when Kennedy was killed or Apollo 11 landed on the moon.
Contra Costa Times
Jahi McMath family to get award from Terri Schiavo foundation
The family of Jahi McMath will receive an award next month from the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network at the organization's award gala, the nonprofit announced Thursday.
COMMENTARY: Modern medicine still doesn't provide the 'good death'
This is a familiar story: In July 2012, 65-year-old Barbara Wise suffered several disabling strokes that confined her to a hospital bed in Akron, Ohio, unable to move or speak.
How can you ensure that your life is worth living?
Dramatic advances in communication with people in a minimally conscious state have provoked questions central to our ideas about what makes life worth living TERRI SCHIAVO died after 15 years spent in a state that many fear as much or more than death itself.