Should we have the right to choose the way we die?

A 29-year-old woman who was diagnosed with a terminal form of cancer in her brain this year has decided that she is going to determine when to end her life.

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Newly married Brittnay Maynard was told on January 1, 2014 by a doctor that persistent headaches she was experiencing were caused by the malignant tumor, according to People magazine. At first, she was told that she had maybe a decade to live, but in April, she was diagnosed with Stage 4 glioblastoma, which would likely kill her in six months.

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Maynard then decided to take her own life on her own terms. She, her husband and parents moved from San Francisco to Oregon, which has death-with-dignity laws, People reports.

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On November 1, the day after her birthday, she reportedly plans to take a pill that will painlessly end her life.