When breath becomes air

A recent weekend was spent sobbing over this.

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Incredible, narrow-eyed writing about the move from being surgeon to patient, including the dark joke that he and his wife develop that cancer saved their marriage.

I also liked the refusal to ‘translate’ medical terms – Kalanithi assumes you’ll travel all the way (and that you can) with him, or not at all.

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