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Our Top Posts Of 2018

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Throughout 2018, Life Matters Media and our expert contributors covered a variety of end of life-related issues. Here’s a look back at some of the stories that resonated most with readers and were widely shared on social media. Feeling Lonely Or Alone? Bored Or Empty? by Susan M. Mathews, PhD, RN, MSBE […]

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Mr. Connolly, An Inspiration To Students, Dies From ALS

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org A beloved New Hampshire principal who inspired his students to live life to the fullest while facing a terminal illness died Sunday morning. He was 62. Former Concord High School Principal Gene Connolly was diagnosed in 2014 with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS, an incurable neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells […]

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ALS Can’t Break Mr. Connolly’s Spirit

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org Imagine speaking to a packed auditorium and slurring your words. Imagine you’re a completely sober high school principal and everyone — students, teachers and parents — is wondering whether you’re drunk or high. Imagine going to the doctor a few weeks later and learning you’re going to slowly lose control […]

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