This week, we listen to Samson Lu‘s responses to our four prompts On Death! He’s an incredibly talented and passionate musician, as well as a MD/MPH student and my doppelganger. His thoughtful discussions on race, music, teaching, and legacies will leave you much to ponder!
I hope you enjoy!
a 26-year-old male
interested in music and medicine,
and a semi-athlete.
Before Samson dies, he wants…
to do good in the world,
to leave something that will last beyond his time,
to have a family,
to be able to raise children in a safe environment,
and a house on the beach.
When Samson dies, he wants…
to fall asleep,
to have family nearby,
to say some words of wisdom,
and people to celebrate his life, rather than mourning.
After Samson dies, he wants…
to have set an example for others and his family,
and to leave a legacy that continues.
In conclusion, Samson says…
“Be yourself as much as you can. Do things that excite you and it will be hard along the way, if you have this passion that maybe is not financially rewarding. But, if that’s what you love to do, go for it, go do it, it’s a part of you, and it’s not going to leave you. If you give it your all, money will find a way.”