My mother’s final wish — and the right to die with dignity | Elaine Fong

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After a terminal cancer diagnosis upended 12 years of remission, all Elaine Fong’s mother wanted was a peaceful end of life. What she received instead became a fight for the right to decide when. Fong shares the heart-rending journey to honor her mother’s choice for a death with dignity — and reflects on the need to explore our relationship to dying so that we may redesign this final and most universal of human experiences.

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