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Jennifer Hamilton

Jennifer Hamilton was trained as a nurse at the University of Iowa. After the passing of her sister, Jennifer was drawn to the study of conscious dying. She has been involved with hospice care for the last ten years.

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Reverend Irene Monroe

Reverend Irene Monroe is the Coordinator of the African American Roundtable of the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry at the Pacific School of Religion, a Huffington Post blogger, and a syndicated religion columnist. Reverend Monroe is a graduate of Wellesley College and Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University, and served as a pastor at an African-American church before coming to Harvard Divinity School for her doctorate as a Ford Fellow. Monroe has been profiled in O, Oprah Magazine.

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Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Rabbi Abraham Cooper is the associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish Human Rights organization he helped found in 1977. For over three decades, Rabbi Cooper has overseen the Wiesenthal Center’s international social agenda ranging from worldwide anti-semitism, Nazi war crimes and Restitution, to extremist groups and tolerance education. Rabbi Cooper’S editorials have appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Toronto Star, Le Monde and the Japan Times.

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Michael Otterson

Michael Otterson is the director of media relations for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Since 2005 has also been Associate Managing Director of Public Affairs. As a senior spokesman for the Church, Mr. Otterson has worked with most of the major publications, TV and radio networks and other news media in the United States and overseas on issues ranging from the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City to the Church’s burgeoning international growth and diversity.

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Father Thomas Keating

Father Thomas KeatingFather Thomas Keating is a Trappist Monk and the former Abbot of St. Joseph’s Monastery in Spencer, Massachusetts. He is the founder of Contemplative Outreach, an ecumenical organization that teaches Lectio Divina and the Christian contemplative tradition.

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