What led to a 29-year-old American woman to end her life and opt for ‘Death with Dignity’ in Oregon state.
Brittany Maynard turned out as a courageous lady when she declared to end her life on November 1 after using medication. The young woman, who had only been married for a year now, was diagnosed with terminal cancer.
“I still have enough joy and I still laugh and smile with my family and friends enough that it doesn’t seem like the right time right now. But it will come because I feel myself getting sicker. It’s happening each week,” Maynard said.
She shifted to Oregon with her family as the state allows the law with the ‘Death With Dignity’. Maynard was legally given about six months to live after which she took a big decision to take her own life by medication.
According to Maynard’s doctors, her condition has been deteriorating drastically with seizures leaving the young woman unable to communicate.
But the courageous woman perhaps gave her life another chance and chose to live a little longer as she postponed her determined day a death i.e. November 1 for an unknown date.
Maynard posted a video on the prominent video sharing site YouTube where she talked about the reason why she decided to take the drastic step and what made her change her previois decision to end her life early.