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Name:  Norma A. Wylie  

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Born: Canada

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Was a Professor of Surgery and Medical Humanities at SIU

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Norma Wylie, R.N., M.S.N., is a Professor Emerita of Surgery and Medical Humanities, South Illinois University. She has worked on the book with two associates, Terill Mast and Jay Kennerly, and the result is a moving account of the final journeys of Randy, Jack, George, Nan, Gary, Esther and Ann. The stories are tender and personal, and a guide to giving comfort to those with terminal illness.


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Sharing the Final Journey: Walking With the Dying
ISBN: 0889996083

Robert Pope Foundation. 1996

Each chapter of this book is a true and intimate story of the living, dying and death of a special person and of his or her family. These families have agreed to share their fears, stresses, emotions, joys and sorrows as they accompany their loved one through the journey of death. Their stories are an inspiration, but they also convey the importance of telling the truth in a painful situation, of listening, showing compassion, and celebrating life, in the midst of dying.


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