We’re in the Same Boat

A man talks about what it felt like to receive a life-threatening diagnosis, and one thing it made him realize…

Humor Detail

A woman who receives a life threatening diagnosis puts a care team together comprised of friends, and one important task is….humor.

Denial River

After surviving breast cancer treatment, a woman receives news that her heart is failing and she could die at any time. This is a story about how she lives with this daily uncertainty.

Death Realization

Despite a strong commitment to her health, a woman with cystic fibrosis talks about what happens when she realizes, for REAL, that she will probably one day die of this disease.


Living with cystic fibrosis has been an enormous part of her identity…and in some ways it has been empowering.

Too Young For This

Terminal illness only happens to other people, and usually to old people. In this story, a young woman describes her shock at realizing it can happen to anyone.

Most People Are Afraid to Die

In this story, a man who has received a life threatening illness talks about fear of death, and the possibility of overcoming that fear.

Acts of Kindness

In this story, a man talks about how a life threatening diagnosis made him rethink his spiritual life.

PSA Levels and Quantum Physics

A man talks about receiving a cancer diagnosis, and his careful choice to stop monitoring the cancer’s progress.

Accepting vs. Controlling

This is a segment about common reactions to life limiting diagnoses, and the seesaw between acceptance and control.

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