Brittany Maynard visits Grand Canyon ahead of planned assisted suicide

October 30, 2014 7:24 PM

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A 29-year-old woman with terminal brain cancer has ticked the Grand Canyon off from her bucket list and said in a video released this week that she might end her life through assisted suicide in a couple of days.

Brittany Maynard was diagnosed in January with a glioblastoma brain tumor and has said she plans to take prescribed medication to die when her pain becomes unbearable. She has moved from her San Francisco Bay area home to Oregon, which allows assisted suicide for terminally ill patients.

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