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    The Guardian | Elliot Dallen | 9/7/20 | 10 min
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    • Pegeen
      Reading streakScribe
      4 months ago

      This deserves AOTD - read and be inspired. What an amazing human - dying as he lived, with passion, courage and generosity of spirit.

      • dukie43 months ago

        So true

        Life is for enjoyment. Make of it what you can.

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      • bill
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        4 months ago


    • deephdave
      Top reader this weekReading streakScout
      4 months ago

      "But everybody dies, and there will always be places and experiences missing from anyone’s life – the world has too much beauty and adventure for one person to see."

      • Karenz3 months ago

        I’m in my 70’s and can only pray daily that I’ll die with this kind of graciousness and gratitude. As the time draws closer for me, I can applaud his courage with awe. Bless his family and friends!

        • 740digital3 months ago

          Well said. I’ve seen several people face certain death with courage and dignity, but they were some 60 years older than Elliott Dallen. I keep telling myself that life is short. I hope to remember his words: “Life is for enjoyment.”

    • ChetD3 months ago

      Beautifully written. Serves as a reminder of what’s really important in life. I found it inspirational

    • TaniksHunter3 months ago

      I work in health care, extremely closely with people who are dying. I deal with death on a regular basis.

      This article was so beautiful and powerful. Definitely a must read for everyone, and it better be AOTD!

    • jackdille4 months ago

      😭 😔🙏

      • jeff
        Top reader of all timeScribe
        4 months ago

        Seriously. Even though I suppose I should have been, I was still not prepared for the ending.