July 29th, 2013
09:25 PM ET

NPR host tweets mother's dying moments

Over the past few days NPR host, Scott Simon, has been tweeting from his mother's bedside at Chicago hospital where she is dying.

A son tweets his goodbyes

The tweets to his 1.2 million followers are both heartwarming and sad.

For instance:

No doubt an emotional and very public farewell. But when is something too private to share?

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  1. Joey at Purdue Univ

    I dunno, man. There's probably as many different ways to deal w. grief & trauma as there are people on the good Earth.

    Like Amanda Berry at a Nelly concert– especially in her case, because it'd be hypocritical of us on the sidelines to say "I can't begin to comprehend the horror you've just been through, but I'm gonna critique the way you deal w. it."

    July 29, 2013 at 11:00 pm | Reply

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