Words, Love, Hypatia, Bellow, Eyes

What People Actually Say Before They Die

Michael Erard | Atlantic | 16th January 2019

Deathbed aphorisms and declarations of love for one’s country are exceptions or inventions. According to one doctor, the last words of the dying are often strings of curses; a hospice nurse says that most dying men call for ‘Mommy’ or ‘Mama’, if they can call at all. “At…

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