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Unformatted text preview: same as not being born at all . I dont see this as a very effective way of dealing with his problem. Hes not really accepting death, but waiting for it . There is a difference to the two, like he almost is bracing for it rather than be okay with it, if it does happen . By thinking about each breath being his last, he focuses on that and uses it as a device to calm his breathing . By facing each breath as his last moment, it is like he is constantly fighting to stay alive . This is the way he stays alive, as he puts it. Im not sure its not that dangerous. Then again, I had asthma when I was a baby, so I dont remember, but Im alive ....
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- Spring '09