by Karen McVeigh, The Guardian, 3 February 2016
Ms McVeigh interviews two women in London who have trained as end of life or death “doulas”, people who accompany the terminally ill through their journey.
“Nobody wants to die,” says Letimier. “But it can be about giving permission to express what is worrying them. Many fear too much medication or not enough. It is very personal. If people are younger, with children, you can talk about making memory boxes. It’s about allowing them to live life the best way they can with an illness.”
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