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Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2018 07:56 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 10/16/2018 07:59 AM
Expires: 10/16/2028 12:00 AM
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Before I Die Forum is Sunday, October 21st from 1 - 5pm in San Andreas

San Andreas, CA...“Our culture simply does not know what to think about death,” says noted author on death and dying issues, Rob Moll. “Through medicine and science, we know more about death and how to forestall it than ever before. Yet, we know very little about caring for a dying person. We don’t know what to expect or how to prepare for our own death. And we’re often awkward at best when trying to comfort a friend in grief.”






In the photo, the giant chalk board is Candy Chang’s idea. The “Before I Die” caption invites the participant to write a response. Pictured left to right are: Sarah Lunsford, Glenn Moore, Tammy Beilstein, Krista Sutton, and Tim Johnson.

The San Andreas Memorial Chapel is offering a ground-breaking, upbeat, free-to-the-public forum on death and dying. The goal is to ease the “stigma” of a very real event that will one day happen to everyone. An afternoon of art, music, food, and presentations are being planned.

Presentations include legal matters with attorney Steven Airola and arrangement options with long time industry professional, Glenn Moore. Fire Chaplain Dick Brown and Hospice Chaplains George Stathos and Hilde Brooks, along with several others will be present to help address spiritual concerns. Members from local hospice agencies will be on a panel to discuss caring for a dying loved one.

Krista Sutton of San Andreas Memorial Chapel will host an open house to a beautiful display of jewelry, urns, and caskets. The prep room/autopsy room will also be open for guests to see and ask questions. In addition, there will be up to a dozen booths outside reflecting art, music, and delicious treats!

At dusk, an optional walking or driving historical tour of People’s Cemetery will be led by event coordinator Tim Johnson and Cemetery Manager, Tom Duckett.

The “Before I Die” movement began shortly after a “TED talk” was given by national speaker, Candy Chang in 2012. Ms. Chang is an artist who creates art that prompts people to think about their secrets, wishes and hopes – and then share them. Before I Die “Festivals” originated in the United Kingdom in 2013. The first Before I Die Festival in the United States was held in Louisville, Kentucky in 2016.

In the photo, the giant chalk board is Candy Chang’s idea. The “Before I Die” caption invites the participant to write a response. Pictured left to right are: Sarah Lunsford, Glenn Moore, Tammy Beilstein, Krista Sutton, and Tim Johnson.


Event occurs on 10/21/2018 from 12:00 AM to .



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Posted on: 2018-10-16 08:08:24   By: Anonymous
 
Before I die and go to heaven I want to have sex with Merita.

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MAGA
Posted on: 2018-10-16 08:14:43   By: Anonymous
 
I would like to tell Trump what a great job he has done for America. He's sure not like the last guy. And I'll be voting for you in 2020!

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    Re: MAGA
    Posted on: 2018-10-16 10:59:38   By: Anonymous
     
    So write an actual pen to paper letter and send it to him. If you are saying you want to speak to him in person, ask in the letter. You could most likely be invited to one of his rallies.

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      Re: MAGA
      Posted on: 2018-10-16 12:35:57   By: Anonymous
       
      I'd go in a heart beat if I'm still alive.

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        Re: MAGA
        Posted on: 2018-10-16 17:18:33   By: Anonymous
         
        Democrats don't worry about stuff like that. They even Vote when dead.

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          Re: MAGA
          Posted on: 2018-10-17 10:14:40   By: Anonymous
           
          LOL

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-10-16 12:37:59   By: Anonymous
 
Who needs flowers just put a Red MAGA cap on my casket.

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    Posted on: 2018-10-16 13:54:37   By: Anonymous
     
    Before I die? The Clapp out.

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