GAMBIER — In the Circle of Life presents a death and dying discussion for students and the community at Kenyon College this Saturday, from 10-11:30 a.m. It is free, open to the public. These discussions occur every other month through May in Peirce Pub (Peirce Hall at 201 College Park St.)

There is no agenda, only individuals in the community gathering together to talk about a taboo subject. All of us will die. None of us knows when. But we can become more comfortable about it if we take the first step of talking about it. Everyone is encouraged to join in the conversation.

The discussion is facilitated by Jacki Mann RN, a Certified Hospice & Palliative Care Nurse, a Living & Dying Coach and End-of-Life Doula, with more than 30 years of in-home care and hospice nursing experience. She is the founder and director of In the Circle of Life, whose mission is guiding others to a deeper understanding of death to help release the fear of dying and inspire them to an enriched, authentic life.

For more information, go to or call 614-648-8897.


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