We admired the balance in this piece of detachment and emotion, of distance and closeness. We appreciated the close attention to telling detail, action, gesture and also the willingness to frame the piece with more sweeping observations. This is not only an absorbing tale about one family’s “letting go,” but also a fascinating window into what it really means to remove someone from life support.

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