WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR

 

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I recently finished When Breath Becomes Air. A great read with this sobering thought:

“I began to realize that coming in such close contact with my own mortality had changed both nothing and everything. Before my cancer was diagnosed, I knew that someday I would die, but I didn’t know when. After the diagnosis, I knew that someday I would die, but I didn’t know when. But now I knew it acutely. The problem wasn’t really a scientific one. The fact of death is unsettling. Yet there is no other way to live.”

― Paul Kalanithi, When Breath Becomes Air


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