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My step-father is hanging on. On the one hand, the cardiologists say that his heart is only functioning at 7% normal. Since my step-father has refused angioplasty or any other invasive forms of treatment, it's pretty certain he's not going to get better. On the other hand, his eyes open in response to stimulation, and once his…

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My step-father has had another heart attack. This one is severe. He's not expected to regain consciousness. I'm not sure what happens next. Thanks to discussion initiated by , the funeral wishes are clear. But what this means for my mother... I don't know. She lives in CA, I'm in NY. We'll just have to figure it…

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