Life Before Death

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Life Before Death: Walter Schels & Beate Lakotta

In this video, photographer Walter Schels and journalist Beate Lakotta, who were behind the Wellcome Collection's 2008 exhibition Life Before Death, talk about their experiences of meeting and photographing terminally ill patients and what this taught them about life and dying.

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