Learning to Die in Order to Live

In a matter of minutes, filmmaker Michelle Mahoney manages to weave together the story of Dr. Scott Eberle’s dual role as a rite of passage guide—both supporting people who are dying physically, and guiding those who are dying symbolically as part of a wilderness fast.
 

We are here to witness the creation
and to abet it. . . 
We are here to bring to consciousness the
beauty and power that are around us and
to praise the people who are here with us.

Annie Dillard