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Assisted Suicide Videos

 
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  • The Alvarez Family Story
    Sylvia and Serena Alvarez share the inspiring story of Deacon Sal Alvarez--how he fought for justice throughout his life, working for farmers' rights, advocating for access to health care for Latinos, and, near the end of his life, fighting against assisted suicide. They invite viewers to join them in continuing his fight for access to authentic health care, and against assisted suicide.

  • Cecelia's Story
    Cecilia Soñé, a nurse practitioner, says that legalizing assisted suicide sends the false message that some lives are worth caring for and others are not. Watch to learn how she went into medicine to help heal patients, not to help kill them!

  • Luke's Story: Every Suicide is Tragic
    You don't discourage suicide by assisting suicide. "Every suicide is tragic – whether you're old or young, healthy or sick, your life is worth living," says Luke Maxwell, 19, who survived an attempt to take his own life.

  • John's Story: Beyond Independence
    Born without arms, John Foppe speaks to a way of life beyond independence, namely inter-dependence: Together we are more. Assisted suicide sells everyone short, so in times of illness or disability, he encourages us to "step into life!"

  • Jeanette's Story: 15 Years Later
    When Jeanette Hall had less than a year to live, she asked her doctor for the pills to commit suicide. Dr. Kenneth Stevens got to know her better, inspiring her to have treatment instead. Now 15 years later, Jeanette says: "It's great to be alive!"

  • Maggie's Story
    Maggie Karner, 51-yr-old mother of three, has terminal brain cancer and opposes assisted suicide. She shares how her dad, when bedridden at the end of his life as a quadriplegic, taught her to face life & her final days with true grace and dignity.


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