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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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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…

Medida de Ayuda Médica Para Morir en Nuevo México Pasa Comité Judicial de Cámara de Representantes  

El Comité Judicial de la Cámara de Representantes de Nuevo México, aprobó hoy, con un voto de 9-3 una medida…

New Mexico Medical Aid-in-Dying Bill Passes House Judiciary Committee  

The New Mexico House Judiciary Committee today approved a bill that would allow terminally ill adults the option to request…

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End-of-Life Choice in
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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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