The comedian, actor, and actress, 42, is currently in the hospital after a freak accident that left her partially paralyzed.
But, she told People magazine last month, “I have the greatest respect for my body, and I do not believe in the notion that I’m less human than any other human being.”
She’s not the only one who has embraced a different approach to death.
In a 2016 TED talk, filmmaker John Carpenter said, “You know what I love about death?
Death is a beautiful thing.
It’s the most beautiful thing in the universe.”
In her new memoir, “What If,” Milano talks about her struggles with the illness that ultimately led to her death and how she’s learned to live with it.
In addition to talking about her life, Milano has also shared the secrets of her survival.
“I had a lot of anxiety and thought that everything was going to be okay,” she told The Washington Times.
“I thought, Oh, my God, I’m going to die.”
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