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Op-ed column: Managing end of life

Obama’s plan would provide care for suffering patients

Mark Wilson/For The Sunday Gazette
Mark Wilson/For The Sunday Gazette
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“I’ll be glad when this is over.” I hated hearing those words. How could you not want to hold on to life? My older brother, Joe, had been suffering from chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and although he had been vibrant and continued to work for about seven years after his diagnosis, it had finally caught up with him. He was losing the battle, and he was suffering. He was only 54, the father of three. He ...

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November 21, 2009
9:18 p.m.

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this is such a moving story Mr. Frank. Thank you for sharing.

December 1, 2009
2:59 p.m.

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Thank you for your comment. You probably know from your web address how important it is for a writer to get feedback. This article meant a lot to me, and I appreciate the fact that you were moved by it. Thank you.
Tony Frank