Death of Brittany Maynard

November 19, 1984 - November 1, 2014
Portland, Oregon | Age 29

Terminally ill 'death with dignity' advocate dies
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STEVEN DUBOIS, The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — A young woman's last days has sparked a national conversation about whether it's right for a terminally ill person to end his or her own life.

Now that Brittany Maynard has died, it's time to see whether the millions of clicks and views she generated online trigger more than just talk.

Advocates for expanding right-to-die laws beyond a handful of states expect attention from her story to carry into the new...

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