#1 Part 1
1. A Young Life Cut ShortBrittany Murphy was only 29 years old, recently married, and planning to start a family when she got the crushing news that she had an incurable brain tumor. At first give 10+ years to live, further testing revealed she had a much shorter time left. 2. 6 Months To LiveWith the doctors giving her just 6 months to live, and after learning the painful way in which she would pass away, Brittany moved to Oregon, one of the few states that allow doctors to write a lethal prescription to terminally ill patients. 3. Setting A DateSetting the date of November 1st, the day after her husband’s birthday, to pass on, Brittany proceeded to check off items on her bucket list. The Grand Canyon was one of her last adventures with her family, but was not without a reminder of just how sick she was. She suffered one of her most devastating seizures, not being able to say her husband’s name for a while.4. The Right To DieMaynard believed in a patient’s right to die on their own terms and having that choice brought her much peace. She chose to pass away in the presence of her family, peacefully.