A Compelling Interview on the Novel, When Breath Becomes Air

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Anand Veeravagu, MD interviews Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, widow of neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi, MD.  Dr. Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer and died in March 2015. He began working on his memoir soon after his diagnosis and When Breath Becomes Air was published posthumously in January 2016, debuting as a #1 New York Times bestseller.

In this compelling discussion about his life, writing, practice and philosophy, we find out the two things that Paul wanted his young daughter to know before his death.

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