The first video in a series about activists Donna Sheehan and Paul Reffell opens with Ms. Sheehan lying prone in a casket. “Welcome. Welcome to my life,” she says. The box, made a decade ago for a faux wake before Ms. Sheehan underwent dangerous heart surgery, seemed an appropriate way to begin

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