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Defending the Liberal Arts: My class on “Perspectives on Death and Dying” dealt in theory — until 9/11

Just one student had experienced death in her personal life when I met with 25 seniors at Gettysburg College for the first session of my seminar, “Perspectives on Death and Dying.” The famous Gettysburg battlefield where about  50,000 people were killed in 1863 may have been just down the road. But on Sept 5, 2001 […]