"Every time a baby is born, God has decided that the world will continue. In the same way, every day you wake up, you’ve been given another day of life to experience. When was the last time you fully experienced that day? We all live under the stars, but do we look up at the sky? Do we really touch and taste life, do we see and feel the extraordinary, especially in the ordinary?" David Kessler's books include advice on dealing with loss from Christopher Landon (screen writer and Michael Landon’s son) and from Berry Berenson Perkins,(photographer and wife of Anthony Perkins) In addition to his own writings on grief, he has co-authored two books with Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, author of the classic On Death and Dying and the individual who invented the five stages of grief. David has helped hundreds of men, women and children face death with peace, dignity and courage. His experiences with end of life care and death have taken him from Auschwitz concentration camp to Mother Teresa’s Home for the Dying Destitute in Calcutta, India. His services have been used by Elizabeth Taylor, Carrie Fisher and Marianne Williamson when their loved ones faced death. He also worked with Anthony Perkins, Michael Landon and billionaire Armand Hammer when they faced their own deaths. David’s volunteerism includes serving as a Specialist Reserve Police Officer and also serving as a member of on the Red Cross Aviation Disaster Team. His work has been discussed in the "Los Angeles Times", the "New York Times", "Business Week" and "Life Magazine", and has been featured on CNN, NBC, MSNBC, PBS, "Entertainment Tonight" and "Sally Jessy Raphael". He has written articles for the San Francisco Chronicle and the Boston Globe.
Join Jacqueline Foreman and David Kessler for this informative show on grief, and also on the celebration anf gift of life.
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