What does it mean to "die with dignity?"
Five US states allow individuals to choose when to end their lives due to a terminal illness. Many safeguards are in place to guide the process and prescription of the lethal medication.
Brittany Maynard is a 29 year old woman with end-stage brain cancer. Her story is all over the internet, and not all information that is posted is accurate.
My hope is that her story and advocacy will raise our awareness and start a discussion. There is a lot of controversy over the topic, which is not surprising, it really is a "life or death" topic.
Get real information, think about it, and talk with your loved ones. None of us know when a terminal illness or major accident is going to happen.
For more information go to:
Article about Brittany Maynard
Death With Dignity
How to Die in Oregon - movie
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