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ARE WE BORN INTO DEATH?

Those of you who read Heaven Knows may remember Julia Phillips Ruop who became seriously ill in the 1930’s and needed urgent thyroid surgery. In those far-off days, only a local anaesthetic was available for most operations, and during her surgery the doctors had to keep Julia talking and singing so they could locate her …

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Heavenly Tantrums

Hands up those who would rather be alive than dead. Everyone! But wait. There are a few in the back row who didn’t raise their hands. Why not? Ah! That’s because they’ve already been there! Let’s indulge in a little time-travel so we can talk to them. First, we’ll head back to the 1950’s and …

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