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He told her that he had seen 'our Mabel and our Doris'



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A description of the experience

The Art of Dying – Drs Peter and Elizabeth Fenwick

Susan Burman gives this account of the death of her grandfather many years ago:

He returned from church on a Sunday night, said, he felt unwell and took himself off to bed. My grandmother went up with a cup of tea and he told her that he had seen 'our Mabel and our Doris', there were two of their children who died in infancy.  Grandfather died that night.

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Ordinary person

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Observation contributed by: Francis Keeble