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Stolen Goodbyes: Families of the Dying Need Clarity, Consistency

Earlier this month, I said goodbye to my grandmother for the last time. It was not as I had intended—squeezing her hand and kissing her softly on the cheek as we always do—but from outside a window, my face pressed tight to its dirty screen. I couldn’t see much, but called out to her, desperately hoping she could hear my voice through a tiny 1.5” opening.…