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Just Days Before Her Father Died, She Told Him What He Meant To Her

In three-minutes of audio, a father and daughter talk about how he will be remembered, love, and facing death.

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Earlier this year, when her father was in the final stages of lung and liver cancer, Eva Vega-Olds spoke to him for the final time. Leonardo Vega, 73, had been in hospice care at his home in New Jersey, so weak that he could barely muster the strength to answer his daughter's questions.

What is a provocation or insight that might inspire others during this challenge?

Death is about how we are remembered. We must think about both the dying and surviving loved ones as part of the process.

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