Best Evidence That Having Something to Live For Staves Off Death

Gene Amole
Rocky Mountain News

Since announcing last year that he's dying and that he planned to document the process, media veteran and longtime Rocky Mountain News columnist Gene Amole has become unexpectedly energized, churning out far more copy than he had in ages. These days, he's returned to writing about topics other than himself, like current events, and has even taken a trip to Hawaii. When you've got a purpose again, why die?

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