Helping a parent face the end of their lives can be a sacred part of living. When the relationship has been special and close, we are giving back to a person has given us life and, sometimes, a great deal more. And when that parent faces their death in a way that inspires and transforms us, we are truly blessed.
Julie Saeger Nierenberg wanted to be there for her father. They had always been close and seeing him face metastatic cancer inspired her to a sense of presence deeper than what she had known before. In the end, in sharing his death and the life he lived up to that moment, her father t