Live-Tweeting a Loved One’s Death

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NPR’s “Weekend Edition” host Scott Simon touched a chord beyond his own followers when he tweeted about his mother as she was dying in a hospital.  Are social media platforms making it easier to confront the inevitable?  



  • Meghan O’Rourke - Writer, poet and author of “The Invisible Kingdom; Reimagining Chronic Illness.” O’Rourke has been writing about long COVID-19 for The Atlantic and Scientific American - @meghanor


Warren Olney