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Gwen Bell – 15 Minutes to Live

We are afraid of truth, afraid of fortune, afraid of death, and afraid of each other. Our age yields no great and perfect persons. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

You just discovered you have fifteen minutes to live.

1. Set a timer for fifteen minutes.
2. Write the story that has to be written.

(Author: Gwen Bell)

I have a will, and I tell my story everyday. In the composition book next to my bed, I have written letters to the people that need to know things, how I feel, passwords to websites, one last blog post.

As morbid as it may seem, preparing these things, and revisiting and updating them every-so-often actually helps me relieve a little bit of anxiety. I know that if something happens to me, then at least I have taken care of everything I could.

So, instead of writing something amazing and poetic, I decided to spend 15 minutes doing something to make the people I leave behind smile.


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15 Minutes means no time to Vector the Line Art, Color it, or Cell Shade it. So you get a rough sketch I snapped a picture of with my cell phone.
I hope they us this image at my funeral, after all, I started doodling because I don’t like having my picture taken, I always look horrible.



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Ok, I'll admit that I couldn't help it. It took another 2 hours, and finished the picture. Now I can go back on my way to doing fun things, like kicking puppies.