This class was tough.
Talk to convicted murderers. See dead bodies in a morgue. Interact with dying hospice patients. Map out a bucket list, a living will and even your own eulogy. If that isn't enough to attract someone to this course, I dont know what is. Death Education is something that needs to be recognized by institutions across the country.
I made lifelong friendships, and confronted many of my biggest fears. I opened up about many of the problems in my life through the letters that Dr. Bowe made us write. Dr. Norma Bowe’s ‘death class’ is really about how to make the most of what poet Mary Oliver famously called our ‘one wild and precious life.
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Be prepared to step out of your comfort zone, and share things about your life you never thought tou'd have the strength to talk about.