Fears of a lonely death if euthanasia isn’t legalised…


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Date: December 22, 2017

01) Fears of a lonely death if euthanasia isn’t legalised

“Bobbie Carroll isn’t scared of death itself. She is more frightened of how she’s going to die.

The 64-year-old has been close to it before when she spent five days on life support after contracting an infection from a stem cell transplant.

“This is probably close to what my death without euthanasia will look like. It is horrific. I never want to go there, I came out traumatised,” she says.

“You’re only allowed two visitors a time. I couldn’t talk, I had tubes. I’m not going to go there, either legally or illegally. There’s no dignity, absolutely no dignity. It’s horrific.”

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She says if it doesn’t happen, people will arrange it illegally.

“The problem there is you must die alone because anyone with you can and will be implicated. And [face] possible criminal charges. So you have to die alone. It’s not okay. I don’t want to die alone.”

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