Saturday, August 24, 2019 10 patients all of them in one wing while the other was completely empty - 2 deaths - 5 arrivals in the last 24 hours - 1 died soon after arrival to the Hospice - 1 imminent patient . 3 patients in their 90s, 3 in their 80s and 3 in their 60s and 1 patient in early 40s suffering from Pancreatic cancer. There was no request to sit with any patient during this session. However, the volunteer who worked in the previous shift told me that she met 40+ year old patient and when she inquired about him, he responded, "I am happy and all set to go. I realize the value of every day in my life now better than the days before the diagnosis". I controlled my emotions and thought perhaps when I am healthier I should appreciate every second in my life and love everyone around me when I have the chance. I wondered how this gentleman overcame the fear of death and what process he went through to be that prepared. I am being 65 years old, I am able to appreciate the gift of life when I see patients below my age. This volunteering experience makes me feel humbled every day and teaches me more than the rest of my life.