Brittany Maynard isn't ready to leave this Earth just quite yet.
The inspirational, strong, and courageous Brittany recently revealed in an emotional new video that she will not be ending her life on November 1st as previously planned.
Brittany, who suffers from terminal brain cancer and has chosen to take her own life in accordance with Oregon's Death with Dignity Act, explained:
This is an absolutely heartbreaking example of a bright star that never got a chance to shine to its full potential.
22-year-old Oscar Taveras, regarded as one of the top prospects in MLB, tragically died on Sunday after a fatal car accident in his home of the Dominican Republic.
The St. Louis Cardinals outfielder was reportedly driving on the highway with his 18-year-old girlfriend Edilia Arvelo when he lost control of his car and drove off the road. Edilia also died in the crash.
Cardinals General Manager John Mozeliak spoke out about the sad news, saying:
What sad news.
On Sunday, 66-year-old Marcia Strassman of Honey I Shrunk the Kids fame, tragically passed away from the breast cancer.
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Marcia, a long time actress in Hollywood, played the wife of a wacky scientist played by Rick Moranis (aka Wayne Szalinski) in Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Honey I Blew Up the Kids, and Honey I Shrunk the Audience.
At just 19 years old, Lauren Hill knows all too well that time is precious, and she's making the most of every single second she has left.
It was about a year when the Mount St. Joseph University freshman was feeling a bit off after basketball practice and decided to go see the doctor. That's when they discovered a cancerous tumor in her brain and estimated she only had about 12 months left to live.
However, Lauren has not only managed to stay optimistic throughout the experience, she's also viewing it as an opportunity to teach others to make the most out of every moment we have, because tomorrow is never guaranteed:
A horrible tragedy happened on Wednesday when a fatal shooting happened near the Canada parliament in Ottawa that left one soldier dead.
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And while that lead to the cancellation of the game between two famous Canadian hockey teams - the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators - another hockey game that happened later that evening had something tear-worthy happen!
During the game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers, the NHL hockey crowd put on a touching display when they began to
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.