Until Cryonics Do Us Part

#Death

Fri, Jul 9th, 2010 15:00 by capnasty NEWS

Cryonic preservation, the low-temperature preservation of human beings in the hope of future resuscitation, is not a death-related phrase Peggy Jackson, an hospice worker in Arlington, Va., will let into her house under any circumstance. "You have to understand," says Peggy, who at 54 is given to exasperation about her husband's chosen form of bodily disposition. "I am a hospice social worker. I work with people who are dying all the time. I see people dying. All. The. Time. What's so good about me that I'm going to live forever?"

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