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Eating for Mom

Table talk: June 2017

My mother died this past winter of a wasting disease that left her mind healthy and her body useless. At the end, as she lost control of her limbs and her guts and her speech, we were helpless to offer any comfort. In our family, food had always been the treat, the gift, the fun, the surprise, the best part of a day, and Mom had finally lost all pleasure in it.

 
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