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Young thoughts on death

Before I Die mobile wall

The mobile Before I Die wall had its first official outing as part of the activities for National Youth Week. It was a hit; all sides were covered in wonderful things kids want to do before they die: go to space, meet Johnny Depp, see the Eiffel Tower, be the best scooter rider, have a […] Read more…

Speaking about death won’t kill you

“Speaking about death won’t kill you just like speaking about sex won’t make you pregnant.” We are so disconnected from death in our secular Western culture. We don’t do death well. How do I know this? From experience. From a cultural point of view, I was totally unprepared for my son’s death 2.5 years ago. […] Read more…

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Before I Die Wall in Conversations Cafe, Gawler

Before I Die is a colourful, global, community art project that invites people to reflect on their lives and share their aspirations in a public space. The first wall was started in 2011 by Candy Chang when someone close to her died. Hear her inspirational story at TEDx [6:02]: There are now over 500 walls, […] Read more…