The Ending Matters

The Ending Matters

The Ending Matters

In 2014, Brittany Maynard exercised her right to an assisted death under Oregon's Death With Dignity Act. She'd been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer less than a year earlier. Her death at age 29 — and her advocacy work for the legalization of assisted death — made headlines.

Nora's husband also died in 2014, also from brain cancer. But his and Brittany's deaths were very different.

In this episode, Nora and Dan, Brittany's late husband, reflect on their partners' decisions about how to spend the end of their lives.

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