Though Brittany Maynard's life may draw to a close on November first, it's clear her legacy will live on in the work she has done for the Death with Dignity movement.
On Wednesday, 29-year-old Brittany published what sounds like will be her last post on the Brittany Maynard Fund website. Though she doesn't explicitly express that this will be her last writing before November 1st, the emotional tone of the piece suggests this may be the final time we hear from this courageous woman.
This is such a tragedy.
It's been reported that Olympic fencer Kamara James has died at 29, and the circumstances are still under investigation.
She was found in her apartment on September 20th, and they don't suspect foul play or suicide as the cause.
This is incredibly offensive!
The Russian Tennis Federation head, Shamil Tarpischev, has been suspended for a year and fined $25,000 for calling Venus and Serena Williams the ‘Williams Brothers.' He also said, "it's scary when you really look at them."
Tarpischev claims he was just joking, but Serena had some strong words for the figurehead.
Someone needs to get this guy some help.
MMA fighter War Machine savagely beat up his girlfriend Christy Mack a few months ago, after he allegedly came to her house and found her with another man.
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He was arrested, and last week, tried to kill himself. While in his cell, War Machine wrote a suicide note, much of which was directed to Christy.
Parts of it read:
While this story is beyond tragic, we applaud Brittany Maynard for her courage and strength.
The terminally ill 29-year-old was diagnosed with brain cancer back in April and she has since decided, along with her husband, to end her own life under Oregon's Death With Dignity Act. It will happen on Nov. 1st.
This is an emotional choice the whole world has heard, and she's now speaking directly to everyone listening.
This is so awful!
Thomas Eric Duncan was the first man with Ebola to travel into the United States. He was let into the country no problem and was originally released from a hospital even though he had a fever — and admitted he had recently traveled to the U.S. from Africa.
Eventually, he was readmitted to the hospital and diagnosed with Ebola.
Now, it's being reported that he's died this morning at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.
Over the years, Morrissey has gained a bit of a reputation for his outspokenness and his sometimes unorthodox behavior, so when he canceled a string of tour dates earlier this year some assumed he was simply acting out.
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