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Your loss is my loss

To see death through other's eyes

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Osvaldo is a  young comunicologist who has just accepted a direction job at Amnesty International México as a social media manager. He says he has had no previous approach to death, until now: he was sent to interview -and face the mothers of the disappeared, and he was shocked to know these women who have not stopped searching for their missing sons or daughters, even for ten o fifteen years... refusing to believe they are dead. These brave women are, in his words, exemplary activists because they share the pain for their loss.

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

Every one sees death differently, but I think we should learn from those who take it for granted and live, and co-live with death as something natural, something good, something that is part of life itself. We concluded that the so called western countries need to start looking at death as a continuity of our path of life.

Tell us about your work experience:

I work in an architecture office interested in new approaches to planning, and recently we have just started to use design thinking as a bias of getting better results in our projects.

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

Mexico City

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