We don’t often approach grief in our discussion of cancer and very rarely do we talk about loss. But the possibility is sometimes lurking there in the doorway.
Amanda Bennett brings to TED her own story of love, diagnosis, pursuit of recovery, and the act of letting go. in this video, she does admit to the reality that “the best doctor in the world has never succeeded in making anyone immortal.”
But she also adds that “the overwhelming presence of hope isn’t denial – it’s part of our DNA as humans. And it’s time our healthcare system started accounting for the power of that hope.”
A lovely story told: