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Death with dignity: A widow’s perspective

I am not a medical expert. The expertise that justifies my speaking with regard to an “aid-in-dying” bill, as referred to in a recent op-ed by Dr. Paul Bluestein, is quite different. My perspective is informed by the fact that I am a recent widow. My husband David’s story is most likely far from unique, but it is at the heart of what is the same issue in softer lay terms: death with dignity.