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Regarding the SDPB “In the Moment” interview on Aug. 30: Listen here.
"Very helpful conversation. Thank you." - BJ Thurman
"A model and inspiration. ❤ The PrairieDoc." - Cynthia Herndon
Regarding the 8/27/18 essay (Read blog post)
“Oh, this is one to read again and again! Thanks for sharing!”- Nancy Jewell
“Thanks for sharing Rick. I understand what you are saying as I feel I have been there and think about that often. I found it is stupid stuff we get mad about...stuff that doesn't matter tomorrow or next year. It's also the simple things that matter most!” - Sandy Madsen
Regarding the book Life's Final Season:
"Thank you, Dr. Holm. You've always been such a kind gentleman and fine doctor. You've helped me so much along the way to being more healthy. You're an inspiration to me. I truly admire you. I look forward to receiving your new book. God bless you, honey. You're the best." - Betty Young
"This book is a loving effort over a number of years by my personal doctor. I would suggest this book would make a great gift." - Mark Ekeland
"Having been blessed to work in Hospice for a decade, and also walking that journey with my husband, I have been taught much about living and as importantly, much about dying. I always look forward to your show and now your book. Thank you for educating, encouraging, inspiring and sharing with us through these years." - Carolyn Chafee Cappel
"I look forward to reading this! Dr. Holm was my grandma's Doctor during her last years...she adored him." - Deiedre Jane Leisure
Regarding the 8/30 TV show, "Life's Final Season"
"Your program tonight was just great! Thank you for talking about death in your cool, compassionate way! I can’t wait to get my copy signed by you! I hope that you and your dear family and friends have many days together, but I so admire how you are making the most of each one. That is such a gift for all of you. Take care of each other, as I know you do. Thanks again for writing this book." -V.B.
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"The Danger of Fearing Death"
Here is Dr. Holm's latest Ted Talk, published on Youtube in November 2017.
After a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, Dr. Rick Holm faces the significant possibility of his own impending death. An internal medicine medical doctor for 39 years with a special interest in care of the elderly, Dr. Holm brings a physician perspective to cancer diagnosis. In this emotional and authentic talk, Rick encourages a life fully-lived instead of fearing death.
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