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Grown Children Should Not Attempt to Force Their Beliefs on Dying Parent

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Dear Carol: I dearly love my husband who is 81. This is a second marriage for both of us, but we’ve been married 23 happy years. Now, my beloved is dying from cancer. He has other health challenges, including emphysema, and he’s made his peace. All that he wants now is pain relief, so we’ve been working with hospice to provide what they can. His grown children, who’ve seen little of him, have become aggressive in pushing their religious view...

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