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The whole you or the good you

People's views on how they want to be remembered

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"The positive me, honestly. I don’t want to change anything, but i prefer a better image of myself." 

"Life is a catastrophe. All the goods and bads they are all part of it. I wouldn’t want to hide anything. All of that is part of why i become who i am. When you connect the dots, you may not agree with it, but you see what’s there, the totality of life, full catastrophe. I would like people to see all of them."  

"I think the way it is is perfect. I want them to see every pieces and aspects of my life." 

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

Life does' t give us a chance to modify our life, but what if we can decide how others remember us? What if we can decide what life stories to be reminded on your dying bed. How can we shape the end-of-life conversation by understanding your preference for remembrance.

Tell us about your work experience:

A master's candidate in Human Computer Interactions and Design program at the University of Washington.

If you participated in an End of Life Storytelling Event, tell us which Chapter or city you came from:

Seattle, Washington


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