What It’s Like Knowing You’ll Die of Cancer at 35

This is heart-breaking to read, knowing the subject has since passed away, but it is also fascinating how she thinks about death:

I don’t quite know how to broach this, but in the days between when I spoke with Katia Bozhikova for this installment of the column and when we were ready to publish it, Katia died. She was 35. She knew the end was near. It was something she had grappled with for a while. Katia was first diagnosed with cancer almost a decade ago, and this past spring, doctors told her the disease had spread to her liver, ribs, lymph nodes, lungs, and brain. But her death shocked me nonetheless, probably because that’s what

Source: What It’s Like Knowing You’ll Die of Cancer at 35 – VICE

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