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Compassion & Choices improves care, expands options and empowers everyone to chart their end-of-life journey.

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Rev. Dr. Paul Smith, African American Leadership Council Member

Compassion & Choices President, Barbara Coombs Lee, released her new book ‘Finish Strong: Putting YOUR Priorities First at Life’s End’ and is available to order NOW!

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Latest News

Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown Endorses State’s End-of-Life Option Act  

Congressman Anthony G. Brown (4th Dist./Prince George’s Co./Anne Arundel Co.), who was Maryland’s Lt. Governor from 2007-2015, today endorsed the…

Nevada Legislature Set to Consider Bill to Allow Terminally Ill To End Life Peacefully  

A bill to expand end-of-life care options has been reintroduced in the Nevada Legislature. Sponsored by Senator David Parks (D-Las…

Congressman Elijah Cummings Endorses Maryland End-of-Life Option Act  

Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings (7th Dist./Baltimore), the first African American to be named Speaker Pro Tem in the Maryland House…

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End-of-Life Choice in
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Stories

Brittany Maynard  

Brittany's story went global in a matter of days in October 2014.

"Having this choice at the end of my life has become incredibly important. It has given me a sense of peace during a tumultuous time that otherwise would be dominated by fear, uncertainty and pain."

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Miguel Carrasquillo  

Miguel helped reshape the conversation about end-of-life options in the Latino community.

"I wanted to die the way I lived: with purpose and intention."

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