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More to dying than meets the eye

This talk will explain deathbed phenomena and present on-going research about the topic.

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Those who work with the dying are familiar with patients seeing long deceased loved ones, angelic beings, even hearing music and comforting voices as the patient nears death. Deathbed phenomena have been documented in the days, weeks, and months before death since the 1500s. Often confused with hallucinations, deathbed phenomena can bring comfort to patients and caregivers if those involved know what they are experiencing. This talk will explain deathbed phenomena and present on-going research about the topic. Accounts from the dying and bedside witnesses will be shared.

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Do you believe ghosts? Do you believe the illusion of dying? Actually in my hometown people always believe the existence of ghosts and gods. There are two kinds of people will easily induce the nonphysical existence: kids who are under 8 and dying people. These are real? How can prove? We just learn from their experience they talked to us. Perhaps the experience in our last life will proof whether it is true.