We all have one thing in common: we will die. But before that time comes, will you have given it some thought?
Colorado Matters' series "Peaceful at the End" is about death, but it’s not a downer. The conversations are uplifting, and even funny.
In this series, we meet a Boulder rabbi who’s actually practicing for death. We get introduced to “death cafes,” which are catching on in Colorado. And we talk with a musician who plays the harp at people’s deathbeds. Also in the series, the latest trends in grave markers. Turns out, there's even an uplifting way to look at headstones.
At the height of her career as a concert harpist, Carolyn Kuban left the applause behind to become a healing harpist, helping to soothe the suffering of others. The journey has taken her to the bedsides of the dying.
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