All of these people have had to face a terminal illness themselves or with a loved one. Some were able to have the death that they wished because of the state they lived in. Others, like those in Ohio, did not have the option of peaceful death on their own terms.

One in five Americans lives in a jurisdiction with access to medical aid in dying. Four in five do not. The medical aid in dying movement gathers strength every time someone shares their story. If you have a story to share, please contact us and we will help you share it.