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Reimagine End of Life is a week exploring big questions about life and death.
New York October 27 – November 03, 2018

Learning a New Dance by Facing Death: A Family Conversation

Tuesday, October 30

6:00pm-8:00pm

In 2015, the Yin family had the rare experience of going through a "dress rehearsal" for their mother's death. Join us for an important and meaningful discussion on facing death with love, trust, and communication between Fay Hoh Yin and her daughter, Monona.

At the age of 83, Fay Hoh Yin was given 3-6 months to live. She and her children had painful but necessary conversations about her end-of-life wishes. But the story doesn’t end there. Fay Hoh Yin recovered, published her memoirs, and returned to living on her own. The Yin family’s new awareness of death’s nearness now allows them to appreciate the present and strive to create joyful memories every day. Join us for an important and meaningful discussion on facing death with love, trust, and communication. Passages from Fay Hoh Yin’s memoirs, “Riding with the Wind: Three Generations of My Family in China,” will be shared, and the book will be available for sale as well.

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Lecture/Panel Literature