Janie Brown

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JANIE BROWN was born in Epsom, England, raised in Glasgow, Scotland, and emigrated in 1984 to become a nurse at the BC Cancer Agency in Vancouver. She has a Master's in Psychology from St. Andrews University and a Master's in Nursing from the University of British Columbia. She has worked as an oncology nurse and counsellor for over thirty years and in 1995 founded the Vancouver-based Callanish Society, a grassroots non-profit organization for people living with, and dying from, cancer (www.callanish.org). She presents nationally and internationally, has published in professional journals and writes a widely-read blog (www.lifeindeath.org). In 2016, Janie received a Lloyd Symington Foundation grant to write this book.

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Radical Acts of Love

Twenty Conversations to Inspire Hope at the End of Life
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In this profound and deeply moving book, oncology nurse Janie Brown recounts twenty conversations she has had with the dying, including people close to her. Each conversation uncovers a different perspective on, and experience of death, while at the same time exploring its universalities.

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