My parents tell me that I began questioning my faith at a young age. As one story goes, when I was 4 years old, a pet fish at my preschool died. My father heard me crying in my room later that night. When he entered to ask me what was wrong, I replied, “What's the point of living if we are all going to die?” My father, a medical oncologist, thought for a moment. Then he responded quietly, “That’s not a very unique question.” According to my parents, I digested this information for a few seconds, then lay down and fell into a satisfied sleep.
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Kaye EC. Finding Faith. JAMA. 2020;323(7):609–610. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.0580
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