More States Consider Physician-Assisted Death

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“Goodbye to all my dear friends and family that I love. Today is the day I have chosen to pass away with dignity in the face of my terminal illness, this terrible brain cancer that has taken so much from me… but would have taken so much more.”

Brittany Maynard posted that message to friends and family on Facebook before she died on Nov. 1, 2014. Diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, the 29-year-old Californian moved to Oregon so she could become a resident and use its Death With Dignity Act.

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