How Sick Teens Are Calling The Shots When It Comes To Facing Death

April 2, 2015 9:36 PM

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When it comes to their health, teens and young adults with medical problems don't always have much control. Thanks to a planning guide, they can find comfort and gain a little power -- by having a say in their death.

At the age of 15, Karly Koch was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called DOCK8. In a video from The New York Times, the now 20-year-old explains how it affects her immune system making her vulnerable to infection.

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