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Death in the movies -- it always seems to be some gory horror which flashes on the screen, or a peaceful slip into sleep that happens in a hospital. However, the typical dying process does not resemble either of these. What effect do you think the Hollywood depiction of death have on the way we think about it? Is it helpful or harmful when we experience the dying process with a loved one?

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