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An Hour to Live, an Hour to Love

By Richard Carlson, Kristine Carlson

An Hour to Live, an Hour to Love
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  • Published in USA  Jan 2008,
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If you had one hour to live and could make just one phone call, who would you call? What would you say? And why are you waiting?

Richard Carlson's sudden, tragic death in December 2006 left his millions of fans reeling, but even their many letters, calls, and e-mails couldn't erase the loss felt by his wife and partner, Kristine. To assuage her grief, she pored over a quarter century's supply of love letters, reliving the emotions and cherishing her late husband's memory. In a profoundly moving act of healing, she focused on one letter full of particularly apt questions, which Richard had given to her on their eighteenth anniversary, and answered these questions with keen insight and fresh passion. Kris offers her heartfelt response to Richard's moving letter.

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Richard Carlson, Kristine Carlson Author Biography

Dr. Richard Carlson died of a cardiac arrest at the age of 45 in December 2006 while in flight from San Francisco to New York where he was scheduled to make two TV appearances for his latest book Don't Get Scrooged: How to Thrive in a World Full of Obnoxious, Incompetent, Arrogant and Downright Mean-Spirited People.  He is survived by his wife, Kris and his two daughters Jasmine and Kenna. 

As the author of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff and at least 20 other titles, he is considered one of the foremost experts on happiness and stress reduction in the United States and around the world. Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff made publishing history as the USA Today’s #1 bestselling book for two consecutive years. The title spent over one hundred consecutive weeks on ...

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