The Importance Of The Experience With People And Death

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From working in a hospital I have experience with people and death. I have seen people after they have been told that death is near. Although no one takes the news well, there are two different reactions once the emotions have begun to settle. I met an old man who decided the only thing to do was pity himself. The nurses would ask him if he wanted to go for a walk and he would refuse. No one wanted to go into his room because of how irritable and mean he was. He died a lonely man sitting in his room. Then there are people like Emily. She was fighting cancer at a very young age and yet was the happiest little girl I have ever seen. We called Emily our "frequent flyer" because she was in the hospital so often. Emily 's family was always taking her for walks or playing games with her. Everyone came to visit Emily and experience her joy. Her mother would say things like, "Little Ol ' cancer isn 't going to mess …show more content…
He is trying to prove that no matter what you have done or how you have lived your life there is still time to make changes. You never have to let death just take over you. You can rage and fight and try to make death wait until you have finished living. Whether you are the man who still wants to make a change in the world or the man who wants to make a change in himself, there is still time. He wants people to know they should never give up on themselves or their life. I truly agree with Thomas 's perspective on life and death as I have personally seen the changes that can happen when someone has the will to live. I have seen people with no will to fight pass quickly and unhappy. Then I have seen those who have the will to make every day great no matter how little time is left. In the end, the ones who want to make every day great sometimes extend how long they have to live just simply by having a better outlook and refusing to give up. They choose to rage and

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