A Life in a Day by Jolly Feliciano
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I don’t know what is wrong with me. Part of this short film made me cry a little.
A terminally ill young boy is confined in the four walls of his hospital room. He imagines playing outside with some kids and meets a girl at the playground. He imagines being well, growing up, and then we see what kind of life he would have if only he recovers—a life most of us will have.
We’ve seen our grandparents go through it, our parents, us, and then our kids.
Since I became a mom ten years ago, it feels like my life zoomed so fast and all of a sudden I am dealing with white hair, weight gain, tiredness.
Written and directed by commercial director Jolly Feliciano, A Life in a Day is one of five digital short films or “sunshorts” commissioned by Sun Life Financial to interpret the brand’s promise that life is brighter under the Sun.

Sunshorts are all about the slices of life that makes us cherish every moment and asks the questions: Why wait to do the things you want/need to do? How do you know you’ll have time to do all of it? And how much time is enough?
I was 21 years old when I first bought life insurance from a co-worker at the Daily Globe (my first job).
I took a second policy a few years later, which I’m still paying for now. I know it’s not a pleasant thought but have you ever thought about what will happen to your loved ones if you go first?
Something to think about if you’re a parent.

Sun Life invites you to know how life can be brighter and see the rest of the Sunshorts at

To know about Sun Life’s flyaway promo to San Francisco, USA, click HERE.

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