Don’t rob them of hope, Brittany

October 25, 2014 8:11 PM

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Don’t rob them of hope, Brittany

Brittany Maynard is a 29-year-old woman who learned not long after her wedding that she had an aggressive brain tumour. She has therefore announced that she has chosen to die on November 1, taking advantage of Oregon’s assisted suicide law. A video that she made with the help of the leading assisted suicide organisation in the US, Compassion and Choices, has been a huge hit on YouTube.

An Australian, Denis Strangman, whose wife died of a similar disease, has written her an open letter below.

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