Posted by: Laurel | October 8, 2014

29-Year-Old Oregon Woman Chooses to Die with Dignity


What amazing courage this woman has, and I wish her peace.

Cute Puppy Love

From http://www.thebrittanyfund.org

“This spring, 29-year-old newlywed Brittany Maynard learned that she had terminal brain cancer. After careful assessment of her prognosis and end-of-life choices, she and her family reluctantly decided to move from their San Francisco Bay Area home to Oregon, one of five states (including Washington, Montana, Vermont and New Mexico) that authorize death with dignity.

Brittany recognizes it is unfair that the vast majority of people cannot access death with dignity because they do not have the resources and time to uproot their family, seek appropriate medical care and establish a support system.

As a result, in the few weeks she has left to live, Brittany wants to advocate for access for death with dignity in California and nationwide in partnership with Compassion & Choices, the nation’s leading end-of-life choice advocacy organization.”

She made this video…

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