The Sisters Who Treat The Untreatable

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Sister Regina Maria

Meet the Hawthorn Dominicans who care for terminal patients and their families free of charge. See the photo essay in The New York Times here: The Sisters Who Treat The Untreatable. Watch the video after the jump:

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Why do nuns outlive the rest of us?

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nuns at the beach

Why are nuns so physically and emotionally healthy during old age? An anthropologist lives in a convent and discovers how the social and linguistic practices of nuns positively affect their experiences in terms of aging. You don’t have to live in a convent to do the things that keep nuns healthy and happy: Why do nuns outlive the rest of us?

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