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Anita Hannig

Anita Hannig is associate professor of anthropology at Brandeis University, where she teaches classes on medicine and death and dying. In recent years, Anita has emerged as a leading voice on death literacy in America, giving interviews for the Washington Post, USA Today, and the Boston Globe. She has written for Cognoscenti, Undark Magazine, and the Seattle Times, among others.

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'Nothin' About the Blues'

In this prologue to her new book, 'The Day I Die: The Untold Story of Assisted Dying in America,' author Anita Hannig writes of being present for the final hours of a 90-year-old man named Ken
May 3, 2022
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