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ESSENTIA HEALTH ST. MARY'S Chaplains Tim Cook and Lanny Sweeney will be giving two free seminars this Tuesday and Thursday about the importance of having health care directives -- also known as living wills -- in place no matter what your age.

Don't let health care decisions be made for you; make plans now

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Terri Schiavo. Karen Ann Quinlan. These are names that have become synonymous with the "right to die" movement in the United States, certainly.


But these women have also become symbols of the importance of having a living will, or health care directive -- a legal document detailing a person's wishes with regard to their health care.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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