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In US, Growing Push for 'Aid in Dying' for Terminally Ill

Sara Myers was diagnosed four years ago with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a paralyzing, always fatal neurodegenerative disease. “At the time I was told 'three to five years life expectancy'. I am traveling down this road, not at a fast pace, but not at a slow pace either,” Myers, 60, said recently in her New York apartment, where she is confined to a wheelchair. “I am losing my ability to breathe, and I am opting not to go for a tracheotomy or ventilator." “I’ve...

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