Deathbed Singers, Threshold Choirs, Comfort Sick And Dying

Always face the person in the chair. Sense their breath, the rising and falling of the lungs, the blood's flush on the cheeks.This was the advice of Ellen Synakowski to members of the Washington, D.C., Threshold Choir, only a few months into its existence. Their job: to use song to comfort the dying through the end of life.
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