What a good death looked like

"He needed to be taken to the hospital to be pronounced, and he was put on a gurney. One frequently mouthed wish was to be taken from his home feet first. I stood beside him as he was placed in the ambulance. His soft, sweet smile told me everything I needed to know. His wishes had been honored, and we had done it together."

Yvonne Caputo is a writer and author of Dying With Dad: Tough Talks for Easier Endings.

She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, "What a good death looked like."

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