• When breath becomes air by Paul Kalanithi

    What will we do if we had one year to live? Will we still continue with our day jobs? What changes will we make to our life? Will the approaching end scare us or will it jolt us to live more fully? Will we pick up a hobby which has always been our passion but never had the time to indulge? Maybe we never reflect on these things, because these are theoretical possibilities. But for Paul Kalanithi, this was not an abstract topic. Paul was towards the end of competing his decade long training of neurosurgery when he was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. He was 36 years old and…