Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode Rethinking Death
About Matthew O'Reilly's TED Talk
As an emergency medical technician, Matthew O'Reilly was used to telling a white lie when patients asked if they were dying. O'Reilly describes what happened on one emergency call, when he decided to tell the truth.
About Matthew O'Reilly
Matthew O'Reilly is a veteran emergency medical technician on Long Island, N.Y.