Category Archives: death

Requiem for Isis

Isis is one of the people I dearly love. I learned so much from her. I learned to walk down the street and look people in the eye and smile and say, “How ‘ya doin?” I learned how someone could face years of illness and pain with optimism and grace, and still take so much pleasure in life, even as her life grew more restricted. She’s one of the people in my life who made me who I am. here's a beautiful interview with her: (Although when she says I was working in the television industry--I actually had a small job in educational films that I rapidly got fired from!)
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The Isle of Apples

Keyawis chose to let go rather than to live on life-support, with no hope for recovery or quality of life. She faced death with the same grace and courage with which she lived,
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