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Terminally Ill Woman Brittany Maynard Has Ended Her Own Life

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- 1686 days ago -
Brittany Maynard, who became the public face of the controversial right-to-die movement over the last few weeks, ended her own life Saturday at her home in Portland, Oregon. She was 29.


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milca V (79)
Sunday November 2, 2014, 5:50 pm
thanx to her doctor, her choice to leave in dignity has been respected.

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 2, 2014, 5:57 pm
You are at peace beautiful Brittany. My thoughts are with your family, friends and all the people whose lives you touched.
Thank you Carrie for posting.

Rose Becke (141)
Sunday November 2, 2014, 7:00 pm
I agree with Milca, RIP Brittany

Julie E (396)
Sunday November 2, 2014, 7:42 pm
I'm happy she was able to die in peace, with dignity. R.I.P. Brittany. Thank you Carrie, for the update on this story of a beautiful and brave young woman.

Angie P (139)
Sunday November 2, 2014, 9:19 pm
May she rest in peace and now feel no pain.

Laura H (950)
Sunday November 2, 2014, 9:34 pm
I respect her choice; everyone should be able to die with dignity and in peace.

Rest In Peace Brittany.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Sunday November 2, 2014, 10:13 pm
RIP Brittany. It's no one's business except your own.

Jonathan Harper (0)
Monday November 3, 2014, 3:11 am

Past Member (0)
Monday November 3, 2014, 7:46 am
RIP Brittany...i believe everyone should have the right to die with dignity+on their own terms. Thx Carrie

M B (62)
Monday November 3, 2014, 9:14 am
I agree with Natasha. RIP Brittany.
Thx Carrie

Arild Warud (174)
Wednesday November 5, 2014, 2:18 am
Good that she could take the journey to the Spirit World on her own terms.
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