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Diane Rehm: My husband's slow, deliberate death was unnecessary

Image: Diane and John Rehm
Diane and John Rehm. John died June 23 after deliberately refusing all food and drink for 9 days when his Parkinson’s become so bad he could not bear to live any longer. His long, drawn-out death was the only legal option in Maryland, which doesn’t have a right to die law.Courtesy of Diane Rehm / Courtesy Diane Rehm