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Brittany Maynard case spotlights crucial conversation of how we want to die | PBS NewsHour

Brittany Maynard case spotlights crucial conversation of how we want to die | PBS NewsHour

 

 

It’s been 20 years since Oregon voters approved the country’s first assisted suicide law, but the controversial practice returned to the headlines this fall with the story of Brittany Maynard.

The 29-year-old Californian was featured in an online video, outlining her plans to move to Oregon and take her own life under the state’s Death With Dignity Act. Maynard has an aggressive and fatal form of brain cancer.

via Brittany Maynard case spotlights crucial conversation of how we want to die | PBS NewsHour.


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