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Terminally ill woman may postpone taking her life

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Brittany Maynard said in early October that she expected to take her life Nov. 1 but might move the day forward or push it back depending on how she felt. Brittany Maynard said in early October that she expected to take her life Nov. 1 but might move the day forward or push it back depending on how she felt.
PORTLAND, Ore. - A terminally ill Oregon woman who announced earlier this month that she would take her own life on November 1, under Oregon's assisted suicide law, has decided to postpone her death. 


Brittany Maynard is only 29-year-old and was diagnosed with incurable brain cancer earlier this year. Maynard decided to move from California to Oregon because her home state does not have an aid-in-dying law. She has spent the last few months marking things off her "bucket list" and becoming an advocate for getting assisted suicide laws passed in other states. She planned to take her own life two days after her husband's birthday on November 1, 2014. 


However, Maynard released a new video this week saying she may push back the date, depending on how she felt. Maynard said she hasn't completely ruled Saturday out, but she feels like she has some more of her life to live. 



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