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Life Before Death (2012)

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One in every ten people alive today will die in severe pain because the cheap medicine they need is derived from opium, one of the most controversial and controlled substances on Earth.

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HOW WILL YOU DIE? LIFE Before Death is a multi-award winning documentary that asks the fundamental question underpinning our mortality. This beautifully filmed journey takes us to 11 countries as we follow the remarkable health care professionals battling the sweeping epidemic of pain that threatens to condemn one in every ten of us to an agonizing and shameful death. Through the eyes of patients and their families we discover the inherent humanity that empowers the best of us to care for those beyond cure. This is an intimate hopeful and life-affirming collection of stories about living well and dying better, advocating for making the most of every moment in our life before death. Written by Anonymous

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