Dying is something that needs to be talked about. Being aware of death is important too. This article discusses dying awareness.
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The article, Dying Matters For Everyone: Dying Matters Awareness Week, by Lucy Watts states
“Dying Matters to me because I have a life-limiting condition. However, the truth is Dying Matters for everyone. We’re all going to die, I just have more knowledge of how and when I will die than the rest of the population. That said, even I don’t know when I will die. I was given a five year prediction in 2012, which I have reached and am determined to exceed; but my time is limited, every day is a blessing and I will never make ‘old bones’.
Death is a taboo and is a topic that we don’t want to think or talk about. Like “He Who Shall Not Be Named” from Harry Potter, no one dares speak of it. Why? Why is death a topic we neglect to speak or think about? Life has a terminal prognosis, no one gets out alive. In effect, from the day you are born, you are slowly dying. Some die in childhood or even before birth, whereas others live into triple figures. Death can happen at any age, but whatever the age, it will happen.”
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