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Book Review: “The Education Of A Coroner” by John Bateson

Part biography, part true-crime thriller, the new book details Ken Holmes' 36-year career with the Marin County Coroner's Office

“The Education Of A Coroner: Lessons In Investigating Death” by John Bateson tells the fascinating story of Ken Holmes’ career with the Marin County Coroner’s Office, where he worked for 36 years. He began his career there as a death … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life for All Ages” by Leo Buscaglia, Ph.D.

Author Leo Buscaglia explores lessons of life and death through the adventures of Freddie the leaf

The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life for All Ages by Leo Buscaglia is not a children’s book per se; rather the book is “an inspiring allegory [that] illustrates the delicate balance between life and death,” in … Continue reading

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What is Death Midwifery? An Interview with Cassandra Yonder

Beyond Yonder Death Midwifery is a contemporary approach to a bygone end-of-life practice

Today, SevenPonds speaks with Cassandra Yonder, a Nova Scotia based homesteader with a passion for death midwifery. Yonder is dedicated to bringing death midwifery back into the home domain as a positive, accessible end-of-life option. In her own words, *“[a] … Continue reading

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