At 31, I have just weeks to live. Here's what I want to pass on | Elliot Dallen
"Nobody should lament getting one year older, another grey hair or a wrinkle. Instead, be pleased that you’ve made it." Please read this exceptionally beautiful piece on how to live from Elliott Dallen, 31, who is dying of cancer.
Do something for others; be vulnerable; protect the planet. Such good lessons here.
"A life if lived well, is long enough." Utterly beautiful and poignant piece from Elliot Dallen who at 31 has terminal cancer and serves as a message for us all on living the lives we want.
“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.” James Baldwin
Extraordinary brave and insightful
Just read this deeply touching article. It is honest..clear and uncluttered. This young man is paying a huge price for such transparency. I recommend this read with huge admiration : At 31, I have just weeks to live. Here's what I want to pass on
"A life, if lived well, is long enough." This is wonderful by Elliot Dallen. What an inspiration he is.
At 31, I have just weeks to live. Here's what I want to pass on | Elliot Dallen
A poignant piece. RIP Elliot Dallen, a short life well lived.
"A life, if lived well, is long enough." Elliot Dallen's moving piece is a powerful reminder that cancer has not been self-isolating during the #COVID19 pandemic.
„having to allow myself to be vulnerable and accept help has given me the best two years of my life, which was pretty inconceivable at the time of diagnosis“ A 31-year old with terminal cancer on what he wants us to know about death — and life.
"Most people assume they will live into old age. I have come to see growing old as a privilege. Nobody should lament getting one year older, another grey hair or a wrinkle." Couldn't agree more.
This made me cry. What a sentient article. Read it. Stop and think: At 31, I have just weeks to live. Here's what I want to pass on | Elliot Dallen | Opinion | The Guardian
RIP Elliot Dallen, who last week wrote a heart-wringing meditation on the value of life in the face of a terminal diagnosis — and died, age 31, on the day it was published. You should read.
Yes, the lockdown has been hard, life is seemingly on hold, plans stifled. When will it ever end? Here’s a remarkable essay by someone who knows it’ll end for him in a matter of weeks. Perspective is everything. Live for every single day. H/t
have you read it yet? advice from a young man about to leave this world. -the importance of gratitude -a life, if lived well, is long enough. -be vulnerable and connect to others -do something for others -protect the planet .
My brother passed at 25 and he had very similar reflections. I carry this with me in everything I do. We only have today, make it count, be kind. #michaellindgren♥️ #PPP
#medhum #EoLc #bioethics At 31, I have just weeks to live. Here's what I want to pass on Now that there’s no longer any way to treat my cancer, I’ve been reflecting on what I want others to know about life and death
“Terminal cancer means I won’t see the other side of lockdown.” Elliot Dallen, 31, died hours after his latest column was published - ht
Deeply tragic that Elliot will not be among us much longer, but this is beautifully written and an important message: 'At 31, I have just weeks to live. Here's what I want to pass on'
Elliot Dallen is 31, with only a few weeks to live. His messages: 1. imptce of gratitude. 2. Soak up life! 3. The human body is wonderful 4. Let yourself be vulnerable & connect to others 5. Do something for others. 6. Protect the planet. ❤️
A life lived short, but a life loved. Not sure why this resonates (apart from the obvious); maybe a guilt complex is building. #fuckcancer
It’s worth slowing down to read this ... At 31, I have just weeks to live. Here's what I want to pass on | Cancer | The Guardian
Couldn’t bear to read this at first (what an awful situation), but this dying young man has something important to say.
I found this both moving and inspiring
“the world has too much beauty and adventure for one person to see”
At 31, I have just weeks to live. Here's what I want to pass on: Now that there’s no longer any way to treat my cancer, I’ve been reflecting on what I want others to know about life and death via #ElliotDallen & Very poignant story
"I have come to see growing old as a privilege." Rest in power, Elliot Dallen