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For Dying People, A Chance To Shape Their Legacy

(Becky Brooks)
Lumina patient Courtney Strain and her husband Brock. Courtney Strain died of brain cancer in June 2010 at the age of 25.

Imagine that you've just been told you have only a short time to live. What would you want your family and community to remember most about you? In St. Louis, a hospice program called Lumina helps patients leave statements that go beyond a simple goodbye. 

Check out this feature from our own Julie Bierach that aired on Weekend Edition Saturday today.

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