Doc was a medical student in his 40s, but he spent his nights with the teenagers who hung around his San Antonion apartment complex, buying them drugs and booze. The first time he asked one of them to ritualistically kill him, they laughed it off. He would ask again.
Tag: assisted suicide
After the death of Jack Kevorkian, Lawrence Egbert is the new public face of American assisted suicide
Washington Post Jan 2012
A profile of the Final Exit Network's former medical director:
In those final seconds before his patients lose consciousness and die, the words they utter sound like Donald Duck, he says, imitating the high-pitched, nasally squeak familiar to any child who has sucked a gulp from a helium balloon. So, this is how a human being can leave this Earth? Sounding like Donald Duck?
Atlanta Magazine Mar 2010
On the Final Exit Network, a controversial right-to-die organization, and the death of their client John Celmer.
The Atlantic Mar 2010
A profile of Ludwig Minelli, the head of the Swiss assisted suicide organization Dignitas.