The Terri Schiavo case earlier this year raised ethical and medical issues that remain with us today. But missing in that debate was a real attention to the quality and the meaning of death. Joan Halifax tells us what she's learned and how she lives differently after three decades accompanying others to the final boundary of human life.
Voices on the Radio
In this audio interview, Krista and Dr. Payne, director of the Duke Institute on Care at the End of Life, discuss his work with palliative care for minority groups, the complex issues surrounding dying, and the role faith communities can play in this area.
Host/Producer: Krista Tippett
Managing Producer: Kate Moos
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Executive Producer: Bill Buzenberg
Senior Producer: Mitch Hanley
Associate Producer: Colleen Scheck
Associate Producer: Jody Abramson
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