“Facing our own mortality can remind us of the vulnerability and uncertainty of life, but also allow us to truly embrace and make the most of the lives we have.”

Kat McHale – TEDxExeter 2019

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Kat McHale

Facing life and death, with cancer

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How would you live if you knew you might die soon? Kat McHale has been forced to confront her own mortality since being diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer at the age of 34. In this deeply personal talk, she reflects on what’s most important in her life – and invites you to do the same.

Kat McHale is a public health doctor and mother of three young children.

Biography Published 2019

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