The light at the end of the tunnel. The pearly gates. The reappearance of long-dead ancestors and visitations from spectral strangers. Many people have had transcendent near-death experiences in moments of extreme physical distress. Whatever the scientific or spiritual explanation — or lack thereof — these stories have value for the teller and listener alike. After writing the massively best-selling ‘The Five People You Meet in Heaven,’ Mitch Albom heard numerous stories from readers with their own transcendent moments. Now, with the publication of its sequel, ‘The Next Person You Meet in Heaven,’ he has invited Medium writers to share their own.