This was one beautiful young woman … 29 years old. She should have had a full life yet cancer took her. It was “on her own terms”. May she rest in peace …..
Here’s the follow-up to a blog I wrote last month KILLING YOURSELF (FOR A GOOD REASON)
Brittnay Maynard, the 29-year old woman who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and made national news with her public declaration of her intent to commit suicide on November 1st. She moved to Oregon, a state which has a law called Death with Dignity, which allows doctors to prescribe “life-ending medication” to certain terminally ill patients. She chose the date because it was one day after he husband’s birthday, and wanted to celebrate one last birthday with him, and wanted to go before her suffering got too bad. According to articles I’ve read it does say that in the last few days she had suffered several painful seizures which would leave her partially paralyzed, so she had to make she did this while she still had the motor-functions to be able to do this…
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