Most Americans, even doctors and medical professionals, seem reluctant to talk about death and dying. But now some authors and filmmakers are trying make death an acceptable topic of conversation — and people aren't just open but even happy to talk.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon fought in the country's war of independence and was one of the dominant figures in Israel's history. So why did so few people show up to pay their respects when his coffin was on display this weekend? Reporter Daniel Estrin has some possible reasons.
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