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29-Year-Old Chooses “Death with Dignity” After Battle with Cancer

Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old with stage 4 glioblastoma multiforme has chosen to end her own life under Oregon’s “Death with Dignity Act” CNN Health reports. Maynard’s story went viral when she announced the date of her own death via YouTube following the completion of the items on her bucket list. The video of her story has already received over 10 million views. In knowing the date of her death Maynard was able to write her own obituary and serve as an advocate for Compassion & Choices, an organization that works to offer patients end-of-life choices.

Read the article published by CNN Health.