A few years ago, a dead whale washed up on the shore of Lubec, Maine. Residents had mixed reactions, but most of them felt a sense of wonder and smallness. The story was produced by Molly Menschel at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies.
The Final Exit Network says mentally competent adults have a basic human right to end their lives. Dick Gordon talks with one of the group's guides, Fran Schindler, about her own serious illness and decision to participate.