"All of the ways we define ourselves are going to be stripped away by illness or the dying process...now who am I?"
Producer: Whit Missildine
Episode Summary: After 30 years running a Zen Hospice center, a man reflects on what it's like to help transition people through the dying process.
Today’s episode features Frank Ostaseski
Author of: "The Five Invitations: What death can teach us about living fully”
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Content/Trigger Warnings: death, terminal illness, explicit language
Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper
Music Bed: Tibetan Ohm Chant
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