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Christina Middlebrook Discusses Facing Her Own Death.

Author and Jungian analyst, Christina Middlebrook. Her new book, "Seeing the Crab: A Memoir of Dying" (Basic Books) describes how she and her family came to terms with her breast cancer diagnosis. In 1991, Middlebrook had a mastectomy and doctors told her she had a fifty percent chance of living two years. Her book honestly details the physical and emotional rigors of cancer treatment, as well as the changes it has caused in relationships with her family and friends.


Other segments from the episode on June 19, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 19, 1996: Interview with Andrew Holleran; Interview with Christinam Middlebrook.


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