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Athens News Matters: DeATH Cafés - Death Doesn't Have to be Scary


They say that in this world nothing is certain except death and taxes. Most of us have no problem talking about, usually griping, about our taxes. But what about our deaths? It’s a scary subject that doesn’t need to be, according to faculty and students at UGA’s Institute of Gerontology. To help destigmatize talk about death, they’ve been hosting a series of community events known as death cafes. WUGA Health Desk reporter Lauren Baggett has the story.