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Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese

Date and Time: November 2, 2022, 1:00 PM CT

Location: Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave, Kansas City
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Society admonishes us to live now, be in the moment, don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today. This conveniently allows us not to think about our own end. Death and dying are uncomfortable topics. The three volumes in this series take on this taboo subject from a variety of perspectives. In Being Mortal Dr. Atul Gawande looks at aging from a medical point of view and explores how the profession has dealt with death incorrectly. Roz Chast adds whimsy and humor in her illustrated memoir based on her experiences dealing with the decline of her parents. Finally, author Richard Wagamese offers a fictional story of a father trying to make amends before he dies.

Books in this series include: Being Mortal:Medicine and What Matters in the End; Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?; and Medicine Walk (3 events).

Sponsored by: Shepherd's Center of Kansas City

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For more information about this event, please contact:
Melissa Bynum
(913) 281-8908
http://www.sckck.org

 

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