What Julie Freischlag knows for sure

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Julie Freischlag, MD, on Life and Death
Julie Freischlag is the first female surgeon in chief at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

Human beings are unbelievably strong and terribly hopeful about what's going to happen next. Though everyone's faith is different, I've seen that people have faith in goodness. And whenever they get to the end of life, that goodness takes over. They believe that when they leave this world, a peace will come. 

As told to Amanda Robb

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