Threshold Choir navigates death through song

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By Chelsea Kemp, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Offering compassion, kindness and comfort, Threshold Choir sings bedside vigils for those approaching their final moments of life.
“The intention is, of course, to sing by the bedside of people who are dying,” said choir administrator Johanna Leseho, who launched the Brandon chapter with Audrey Thiessen last spring.
“There is more involved than just going and singing.
“You have to have an awareness [of] the sensitivity to people in the room … you are there to sing.”
Leseho believes it is the first choir of its kind in Manitoba and one of the...continued.

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