Bauby: The Diving Bell and the Butterfly


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Bauby: The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Bauby suffers multiple simultaneous tragedies that leave an indelible mark on the lives of those around him and his literary legacy to the world.  Suffering is compounded in the frightening imagination that places the reader in his place, in his conditions, tolerating and prospering under his own doom.
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly is a testament to more than the clichéd human spirit, but to the original reality that we are more than the sum of our collective parts.  Bauby’s courage to reclaim his life amongst unthinkable challenges creates inspiring accountability to us all, both personally and professionally to never stop our...
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.....the body not representative of what human is, but that what is human is separate from the body and that very essence of human is what client centered care and the treatment of the ill, is meant to preserve.
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