end of life
Tragically, Brittany Maynard takes her own life
Brittany Maynard, a 29 year old woman with terminal brain cancer, shot to national fame for her decision to end her own life rather than suffer the debilitating effects of her condition. After first announcing her decision in October, Maynard received a worldwide outpouring of grief and countless appeals to re-think her decision.
But despite the global outpouring of love, Maynard tragically took her own life on Sunday, November 2, using drugs legally prescribed under Oregon's assisted suicide law. Maynard's death…By: Sam Guzman