Saturday, February 21, 2015

"I Feel Intensely Alive"

Famed author and neurologist Oliver Sacks (Awakenings) recently received the kind of diagnosis no one wants and few are ready for: terminal cancer. With the limits of his mortality now within sight, the 81-year-old author has penned an essay for The New York Times taking stock of this devastating news, analyzing what it means for the time he has left, and in essence saying goodbye. Given the journey that we're all on, this is a profound piece that's worth reading and re-reading.

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