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In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read
Ever since I can remember, I’ve been superstitious. I don't know how it started or why it happened, but I do know it hasn't been something I've been fully able to shed — not as a grownup, not even as a mom, and especially not when I was trying to get pregnant with my second child. In fact, that's when I nearly lost read