Social Media is Changing How We Approach Death

NorthernMSW: Advocacy, Education/Guidance on Grief

I came across a great article on LinkedIn and it is gaining attention because of who it is about, Scott Simon, the popular radio host of NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday” who stayed by his mother’s side in a Chicago hospital as she died and he tweeted about it.

Well known people are often the ones that grab the attention of the population because of their fame. As long as it is for a good cause I am fine with that and especially for a topic that many of us are trying to make more mainstream when it comes to acceptance and for conversation.

Death is a part of the life cycle and to be born, we will all die one day. We should discuss it, plan for it, acknowledge it, accept it.

When you think about it the human race has been subjected to witnessing and being around death since…

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