End of Life Decisions

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    October 1, 2013

    Last Shot: In This Twilight

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    St. Peters Man Acquitted of Assisted Suicide Charges

    image via​No, it's not the Final Exit Network, the assisted suicide group that has been in legal hot water since March of last year when several of its members were busted in a sting in Georgia. This case is much smaller. Jacob Runge, 22, of St. Peters was acquitted in a Clayton courtroom yes ... More >>

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    July 15, 2009

    Death of British Conductor Raises Further Questions About Assisted Suicide news came from England yesterday that orchestra conductor Sir Edward Downes, 85, and his wife Joan, 74, committed suicide together last week in Switzerland with the aid of a right-to-die organization called Dignitas.Lady Downes was terminally ill and in the last stages ... More >>

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    March 17, 1999

    Sudden Death

    The family of the gravely ill James Markham expected the hospital to take every available step to keep the 74-year-old alive. When the end came, however, the Markhams were denied not only the decision to stop lifesaving measures but even the chance to say