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Ilse G., Compassion & Choices Advocate

Compassion & Choices President, Barbara Coombs Lee, released her new book ‘Finish Strong: Putting YOUR Priorities First at Life’s End’ and is available to order NOW!

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Latest News

President Barbara Coombs Lee’s New Book Out Now!  

Five years in the works, Compassion & Choices President Barbara Coombs Lee’s latest book, Finish Strong: Putting Your Priorities First…

Storyteller Spotlight: Barrie Lynn Krich  

For 40 years Barrie Lynn Krich has actively pushed for end-of-life options. “I was living in Venice, California, with the…

Hawaii Law Goes Into Effect  

With Hawaii’s Our Care, Our Choice Act now in effect, Compassion & Choices applauds provider groups, pharmacies and medical facilities…

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End-of-Life Choice in
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See what laws are in place, get resources, learn about our campaigns and how you can get involved.

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Stories

Brittany Maynard  

Brittany's story went global in a matter of days in October 2014.

"Having this choice at the end of my life has become incredibly important. It has given me a sense of peace during a tumultuous time that otherwise would be dominated by fear, uncertainty and pain."

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Miguel Carrasquillo  

Miguel helped reshape the conversation about end-of-life options in the Latino community.

"I wanted to die the way I lived: with purpose and intention."

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