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Civil rights activist dies at home from overdose after paramedics wrangle over DNR order

Telegraph
 2021-09-21

Cover picture for the articleA civil rights activist who marched with Martin Luther King was allowed to die at home from an overdose of prescription drugs after paramedics did not take her to hospital amid legal wrangling over a printed DNR order, an inquest heard. Dr Nona Ferdon, a Harvard educated psychologist, was...

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growler wolf
09-22

Assisted suicide should be legal.. the most important freedom humans possess is to determine when death can come. Honestly, I would have left a while ago.

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GOD'S GURL
09-22

DNR, DO NOT RESUSCITATE. means just what it says and is implying. Let my body die unhindered by man or machine...

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Barbara Armstrong
09-22

Treatment of any kind can be brutal when your body is frail and your spirit is broken. NO ONE should be able to thwart the wishes of the patient. Death with dignity in the place of your choosing is the last gift your family, friends and caregivers can give you.

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