Grades 4 - 6 / Wednesday / Assisted Suicide
Students will explore the concepts of illness and dying through the lens of the dignity of every person at every stage. Through stories and activities, students will realize that the elderly and the sick have love to give and need to receive love.
7.5 minute video provides a contemporary reenactment of the story of the healing of the paralytic man in Mark 2:1-12.
30 second video of a 7 year old boy fighting stage 4 cancer singing Fight Song with Rachel Platten in his hospital room. Heartwarming!
4 minute video about John Foppe, a man born without arms, who embraces the need he has of others to help him do things he cannot do, and does amazing things with what he has.
3.5 minute clip from the classic Robin Williams movie during which he entertains a pediatric oncology ward with hilarious antics. Why is it important to make people laugh even when they are sick?
5 minute video of JJ Hanson, a former Marine fighting brain cancer, whose desire to live for his family, even through his disease, is a great inspiration.