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A Time to Live

What would you do if you were told you had a terminal illness and may only have months to live? 

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BBC Two on Wednesday
17th May 2017 at 9:00PM
Updated Friday 19th May 2017

Award winning film-maker Sue Bourne wanted to make a film about living, not dying. She set out to find people of all ages who had managed to find positives in their terminal prognosis and were making the most of the time they had left.

The twelve people in this thought-provoking and uplifting film range from their twenties to their late sixties. They speak eloquently and inspiringly about what they’ve discovered really matters in life. They smile and laugh and try not to cry because they say that crying and being sad is a waste of the precious time they have left. Some say they feel privileged to have been told how much time they have left.  

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