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Athens News Matters: Lisa Smartt, author of “Words at the Threshold”


Many faiths and belief systems have addressed the question of what – if anything -- happens to us after we die, but despite some tantalizing clues, we have yet to find definitive answers. Author and linguist Lisa Smartt joins us to discuss how the words people say as they are nearing death may give us insight into what waits for us on the other side of life’s threshold.

Martin Matheny is WUGA's Program Director and a host and producer of our local news program 'Athens News Matters.' He started at WUGA in 2012 as a part-time classical music host and still hosts WUGA's longest-running local program 'Night Music' which is heard on WUGA and GPB Classical. He lives in Normaltown with his wife, Shaye and dog, Murphy.