When Told By a
Friend He Would Never Want to Die In a Hospital .
by Michael C.
Barry responded, There
are worse ways to go than hooked up to a
ventilator. You could find yourself in the middle
of an ocean with the fin of a shark moving toward
you. How about bleeding out on a stretch of
remote highway? Then theres falling out of
a window onto a spiked fence. Would you prefer
being blown to shreds by a terrorist? Or theres
always getting tortured to death by a psychopath.
You could . . .
interrupted his friend, Ill take all
of the IVs and wires, the humiliating physical
probing, and the constant interruptions by
doctors and nurses . . . Actually, come to think
of it, tell me more about being in the middle of
the ocean with the fin of a shark moving toward