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Dying in the Age of Choice.

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Dying in the Age of Choice.

Time: February 27, 2014 from 10:30am to 12pm
Location: Boca Raton Public Library
Street: 400 North West 2nd Avenue
City/Town: Boca Raton
Phone: (941) 953-9539
Event Type: lecture, with, questions, and, answers, to, follow
Organized By: Jim Chastain
Latest Activity: Feb 26, 2014

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A presentation by Dr. Faye Girsh.

Dr. Girsh is a retired psychologist who became involved in the right to die issue in 1983 after working with a quadriplegic woman who wanted to die by refusing to eat and drink. It couldn't be done then, but it can now. There have been significant steps in achieving choice and dignity at the end of life here and abroad which she will review. Today the Final Exit Network can provide information and support about a hastened death to its members suffering from terminal and chronic illness in their homes at no charge. Dr. Girsh is President of the World Federation of Right to Die Societies, Founder and President of the Hemlock Society of San Diego, and was President of the Hemlock Society USA. She is a Senior Advisor and an Exit Guide for the Final Exit Network.

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