Lessons for the Living:
Stories Of Forgiveness, Gratitude, And Courage At The End Of Life

Stan Goldberg, Professor Emeritus at SF State and Author Lessons for the Living
Original date: Thursday, July 30, 2009

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When Stan Goldberg was diagnosed with cancer, he chose to face his fear by helping others who were already in the process of dying: He became a hospice volunteer and spent six years at the bedsides of the terminally ill. In this book, Stan shares the remarkable stories of people he met who were facing the end of life. Their stories shine a light on the human capacity for beauty, insight, forgiveness, and gratitude, as we see how people like us deal with anxiety and sadness with bravery and love.

Stan Goldberg is a Professor Emeritus of Communicative Disorders at San Francisco State University with a Ph.D. in Speech Pathology, a Masters in Political Theory, and a Bachelors in Philosophy. For over 25 years he taught, provided therapy, researched, and published in the area of learning problems and change. Dr. Goldberg has published six books, written numerous articles and delivered over 100 lectures and workshops throughout the United States, Latin America and Asia. In 2009 he was named by the Hospice Volunteer Association as "Volunteer of the Year."

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