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Doctor to discuss end of life at Pitkin County Library

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Dr. Charles Hamlin of Denver will speak on “Mortality, Morality and Honor: The End-of-Life-Paradigm” at 6 p.m. Aug. 2 at Pitkin County Library, 120 N. Mill St. in Aspen.

Hamlin currently serves on the National Board of Compassion and Choices, the largest advocacy group for choice at the end of life and aid in dying. His presentation will visit society’s attitudes toward death and dying. He will also review the ballot initiative facing Colorado voters this November on end-of-life options.

Following his talk, there will be an interactive discussion.

Hamlin, a graduate of Yale College and Columbia Medical School in New York, practiced hand surgery in Denver for 40 years. He was recipient in 2001 of the Humanitarian Award given by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Volunteer Services Award given by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.


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