Death and Dying American Style

Laura Mohsene
5 min readAug 27, 2019

Often not up close and personal

Photo by Richard Catabay on Unsplash

In many countries, most people die at home. But in America, many people are not present at the death of their loved ones because death in America rarely occurs at home.

Most Americans die in hospitals where visitation rules limit who and how many people can be in the dying patient’s room.

According to the Stanford

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