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Facing Death


This Frontline tackles the question of “how far would you go to sustain the life of someone you love?” Examined is the complicated reality of today’s modern, medicalized death and the struggles that doctors and nurses have in guiding families through the end-of-life choices they now confront. In order to best present this story, Frontline was given access to the ICU of one of New York’s largest hospitals.