A PIECE OF MY MIND. What Would Mom Want?

  title={A PIECE OF MY MIND. What Would Mom Want?},
  author={Teddi Anderson Curry},
  volume={315 3},
I am not a physician or a nurse. I have no clinical training, and, until the fall of 2013, I had never seen anyone die. I also didn’t understand that dying is a process and can go on for days. When my mother received a diagnosis of endstage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in 2012, my siblings and I agreed to let her define her end-oflife journey as best we could. She raised five children, most of the time as a single parent working two or three jobs in order to provide for us. We felt a… Expand
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