The Final Promise Brittany Maynard's Husband Made Before She Died (VIDEO)

March 16, 2015 12:54 PM

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Coping with a diagnosis of terminal brain cancer at age 29 was an unimaginable struggle for newlywed Brittany Maynard. Facing a six-month life expectancy characterized by seizures, pain and suffering, Maynard, with the full support of her husband, Dan Diaz, made the decision to end her life on her own terms. It was an extremely difficult choice, but their harrowing journey wasn't over.

Maynard and Diaz lived in California at the time of her diagnosis, a state that did not administer legal aid in dying. Because Maynard wanted the "peace of mind" of having all end-of-life options available to her, as Diaz tells Oprah, the whole family uprooted and moved to Oregon, which at the time ...

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