Terminally Ill Woman Who Planned Assisted-Suicide Dies

RIP #BrittanyMaynard

TIME

Brittany Maynard, who moved to Oregon when diagnosed with terminal brain cancer so she could take advantage of the state’s physician-assisted suicide law, and whose eloquence in describing her decision to do so made her the new face of the right-to-die movement, died Saturday. She was 29 years old, and her death was confirmed by People on Sunday night.

Maynard said goodbye in a message to her friends and family on Facebook.

“Goodbye to all my dear friends and family that I love,” she wrote. “Today is the day I have chosen to pass away with dignity in the face of my terminal illness, this terrible brain cancer that has taken so much from me … but would have taken so much more. The world is a beautiful place, travel has been my greatest teacher, my close friends and folks are the greatest givers. I even have…

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