The purpose of· this paper is to discuss the aspects of a local chapter of 1Vlake Today Count. MTCis a mutual support group for persons with terminal illnesses. Organized in 1974, it is part afwhat tome have' called the tlhappy death movement." This movement seeks to make death more humane and less techtlOlogical. The paper addresses such'iuues:;;as reasons of joiningJ the nature of membership, and the gains for persons who join.
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