I stopped reading the article until I read this "Many are called, but few are chosen.” I wondered,may be how it worked then and every day now.
He was admitted to hospital with a range of medical issues.Those conditions of encephalopathy,hypoxia and failure to thrive lead to final discussion with his family to decide as he would have wished in a situation like that.The decision was made for comfort measures only with withdrawal of medications not fit for the goal of passing away in peace with dignity:no pain,no suffering.
He got very comfortable,so much so that his survival day after day lead the most interesting question asked by his family,why he was not dying?
I answered them,he is a fighter.
Today as I was reading this "Many are called, but few are chosen",I got my answer.