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The Kiss and the Dying {format} {format} 7:45 Ceil Muller

His mouth might have been the most antiseptic place in that hospital. Certainly it was the most welcoming. Greedily reaching out for every possible life giving experience he could get. Death was not without pride, it just was greedy." An etiquette list for those who may be dying soon, and for the soon-to-be survivors. (Photo by Man Ray.) [transcript]

Broadcast: Aug 23 2003 on NPR All Things Considered Subjects: Health, Family