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Obit: Kubler-Ross Redefined 'Language' of Dying

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Obit: Kubler-Ross Redefined 'Language' of Dying

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Obit: Kubler-Ross Redefined 'Language' of Dying

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NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates reports on the death of psychiatrist Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, author of On Death and Dying and a pioneer of the modern hospice movement. She revolutionized the "language" of death and named the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Kubler-Ross died Tuesday at the age of 78.